Amazing Off-The-Grid Tiny House Has Absolutely Everything! – Revisited

March 24, 2019 john 20 147953 13:39

It’s now been more than a year since Paul and Annett moved into their amazing off-the-grid tiny house on wheels in Byron Bay, New South Wales. This couple was on a mission to set up their home to run entirely off of renewable energies, utilising solar power, rain water collection, solar water heating and even…

Incredible Shipping Container Home By The Sea Is A Small Space Marvel

March 18, 2019 john 20 263801 19:37

After spending it’s life on the open ocean, this shipping container landed on the shores of New Zealand where it was transformed into a spectacular home for a dynamic young couple. After living in the container home for three years, a new addition to the family inspired a renovation project which saw the tiny house…

Deek’s Transforming $1200 A-Frame Cabin and Plans (Tiny Vacation House)

March 18, 2019 john 0 280564 04:00

Check out Deek’s Book- Comic-book-meets-DIY-tiny house/shelter ideas…. IN this episode, Deek shows us an affordable, simple, and fun, A-frame cabin that he designed- with plan sketches by David and Jeanie Stiles from www.stilesdesigns.com . In the video, you’ll see how this tiny house, of tiny vacation cabin, studio, or green house opens up and “expands”…

Thoreauvian simple living: unelectrified, timeless tiny home

March 18, 2019 john 22 1434619 06:46

Seven years ago Diana and Michael Lorence moved to a 12-foot-square home without electricity in the coastal mountains of Northern California.  They’re not back-to-the-land types- they’re not growing their own food, nor raising animals-, but, like Thoreau, they were looking for a place where they could get away from the noise of society and focus…

Lego-style apartment transforms into infinite spaces

March 17, 2019 john 20 30485335 09:38

When Christian Schallert isn’t cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his 24 square meter (258 square feet) apartment looks like an empty cube. To use a piece of furniture, he has to build it. Located in Barcelona’s hip Born district, the tiny apartment is a remodeled pigeon loft. Designed by architect Barbara Appolloni, Christian says the…

Mortgage-free, tiny home on a housekeeper’s salary

March 16, 2019 john 20 1342607 10:41

Johnny Sanphillippo has never made more than $20,000 per year (he works as a housekeeper, as well as, a gardener and house painter), but he knew like “any other American” that he wanted to own his own home. When he talked to bankers about qualifying for a home loan, “they look at you and their…

Retired engineer builds transforming, off-grid, stealth campervan

March 12, 2019 john 20 44340 31:04

With two years and $20,000, retired winery engineer Dave Orton turned a Ford Transit into a completely off-grid van home that sleeps two, seats four, and includes a toilet, kitchen and indoor shower. Adding 80/20 aluminum extrusions to a stripped down transit van, Orton built up a kitchen unit with two fold-out tables (one indoor,…

Olympic Athlete and Furniture Maker Build Beautiful Tiny Home

March 10, 2019 john 20 85669 12:43

This dynamic young couple are used to working hard and bringing their dreams to life, one of those dreams was to construct their own tiny house on wheels. Eve and Chris decided to make the move to Raglan, New Zealand for a better quality of life, but the rental market didn’t make that easy –…

On designing a stackable, bioclimatic shipping container home

March 4, 2019 john 19 53197 13:17

Motivated by her love of mobile homes and bioclimatic design, as well as the surplus of shipping containers at Athens Port Piraeus, Nastazia Spyropoulou created a passive solar container home that is topped by a living roof and has little need of traditional heating/cooling. Her prototype Cocoon Module is made from a used (though good…

Tiny House Campout Mini Festival in NC- w/NEW home added!

March 4, 2019 john 6 1118 02:33

THIS! We’re intentionally keeping it small as a live-build workshop (with talks, demos, camping allowed, and more!!!)- not too many slots left. We don’t want over 30 heads so as to keep it intimate. In fact the ratio of tiny house builders and hosts to students will be about one teacher for everything three students,…