TINY HOUSE Built Affordably w/ Non-Toxic Reclaimed Materials

June 12, 2020 john 22 18336 10:12

VIDEO DESCRIPTION: Andrea and Megan built a non-toxic Tiny House using mostly reclaimed materials to save on costs.They did this so that they could afford to live on a the expensive west coast while attending school and teaching english. MORE TINY HOUSE STORIES: Website: http://www.tinyhousegiantjourney.com ADDITIONAL MUSIC: https://www.epidemicsound.com/ OPENING MONTAGE DRONE SHOT: Jonathan Benabed ADDITIONAL…

Magical Adult-Sized Tree House That Looks Like a Hobbit Hole

May 29, 2020 john 20 22627 10:17

VIDEO DESCRIPTION: Scott built a magical, adult-sized tree house in his backyard using mostly reclaimed materials and spare wood. Instead of drilling into the tree, he built around it, using it as a centerpiece for the interior design. This project was a true labor of love, and every item sourced in this 400 square foot…

Cantilevered containers become popup housing for NYC creators

May 24, 2020 john 24 65492 13:33

New York City rents are unattainable for most artists, but at one marina in Queens, stacked shipping containers provide instant access to livework spaces. Eight intermodal containers stacked two high serve as work spaces for artists making surfboards, blowing glass and crafting jewelry. The containers are cantilevered to provide patio space for the upstairs units.…

Seattle Couple Downsize to Small Backyard Cottage (400sqft)

May 4, 2019 john 27 6602 13:01

Paul & Caroline built & downsized to a 400 Square Foot cottage in their backyard, using recycled and reclaimed materials. Video Sponsor: Go to http://audible.com/thgj or text ‘THGJ” to 500 500 to get one free audiobook, 2 free Audible originals & a 30-day free trial! FIND OUT MORE FROM THIS HOME’S ARCHITECT: https://www.microhousenw.com/ ADDITIONAL MUSIC:…

Super Affordable Off-Grid Tiny House Built With Old Fence Palings

January 12, 2019 john 20 72550 15:44

Building a tiny home using salvaged or reclaimed materials can be an amazing way of keeping the cost down. If you’re prepared to put in some extra work, it’s incredible how some old materials which would otherwise be finding their way to the dump can be transformed into a wonderful home. Jesse has put lots…

Beautifully Handcrafted Heirloom Tiny House

October 6, 2018 john 20 40296 14:19

This off-the-grid tiny house on wheels has been beautifully handcrafted using sustainably sourced materials. Designed to stand the test of time, it’s one to be passed down to future generations. The home was constructed by Ryan of Humble Handcraft, who we featured on the show earlier. You can see the tour we filmed of his…

Side-door container 2nd life as WA’s ski town outdoorsy home

November 14, 2017 john 26 23534 14:30

Shiah Lints was tired of life in a 2500 converted farmhouse, so he bought a side door shipping container to convert it into a tiny new home. The “train car” style container is built to open completely on two sides so Shiah didn’t need to make any cuts (and thereby lose structural strength). Containers are…

How the Mississippi shantyboats helped build a culture

May 9, 2017 john 19 23162 19:07

“I do not know much about gods; but I think that the river Is a strong brown god—sullen, untamed and intractable” – “Dry Salvages”, T.S. Eliot Long before Wes Modes began planning a journey down the Mississippi, he started building a traditional barge-bottom houseboat in a California backyard out of rustic reclaimed materials (e.g. old…

Hydraulic doors transform containers in retrotronic shelters

May 1, 2017 john 17 27918 14:29

Comparing their work to reanimating a corpse, Matthew Quilty and Adam Kalkin believe in giving new life to unused shipping containers. They have turned these industrial corpses into homes, mobile kitchens/cafes, and event spaces. “In the United States today there are about a half a billion containers just sitting there, about 70% of those are…

Artist builds his Savannah studio with shipping containers

October 24, 2016 john 19 19035 11:42

Architect, artist, designer Julio Garcia had been designing plans for shipping container homes for a decade before he found the perfect place to build one: on a long, narrow stretch of his property in Savannah, Georgia. “I’m a big believer we should be adapting to the environment… I remember walking out and looking at the…