Stunning Modern Tiny House Sanctuary

July 14, 2019 john 20 140532 17:46

In todays hectic, modern world, it’s more important than ever to have a sanctuary space to retreat to, a home where the troubles of the world can be left behind and where you are free to dream and pursue a life of your choosing. For Derek and Jeffrey that sanctuary came in the form of…

Olive Tree prefab home follows sun & Athos views from a hill

July 9, 2019 john 22 36988 20:10

On a hill in an olive grove overlooking the sea and the monasteries of Mount Athos, Eva Sopeoglou designed a low-maintenance weekend home that reflects a season’s and a day’s evolving sunlight. The project is highly experimental and employs cutting-edge digital CAD/CAM technology in an innovative way. All building components were pre-fabricated, nevertheless, the design…

Family’s Off Grid Tiny House in Charming Backyard Village

July 7, 2019 john 14 11597 31:36

Chris and Malissa Tack designed and built their beautiful, off-grid tiny house 8 years ago—now famous Tiny Tack House. ❤🏡 They started one of the first DIY tiny home blogs, an early inspiration for us and countless others. It’s a 140 square feet THOW and sits on a 7’ x 20’ trailer, and took them…

Tiny Houses, Skoolies & Van Conversions OH MY! Community + Tours

June 30, 2019 john 30 5099 16:37

Last weekend we had a blast at the Colorado Tiny House Festival. Besides MCing, we toured tiny homes and custom campers of all kinds. And thanks to the generosity of Simblissity Tiny Homes we spent 2-nights in a gypsy wagon! We love the feel of the rounded roof. Another major highlight: Zack Giffin’s famous, magical…

Woman’s Spectacular Tiny House in The Wilderness

June 29, 2019 john 20 244667 15:11

Jessica is all about getting back to nature, and her stunning tiny house parked up in the British Columbian wilderness is testament to that. After growing up on a sustainable farm, Jess has always had a deep connection to nature and wanted the place where she lived to be a strong reflection of that. With…

Our Urban Tiny House In New Zealand

May 27, 2019 john 20 335961 16:47

After so many years in the works, I’m so excited to finally be able to share a tour of our very own tiny house on wheels in New Zealand. I started this project almost 5 years ago now, and it’s wonderful to now be able to share the finished home with you. For those of…

First-Ever Veteran’s Tiny House Community in Phoenix

May 26, 2019 john 28 7044 10:39

In the heart of Phoenix, tiny houses are being built to create more affordable housing. And in late 2018, the first tiny house community for homeless veterans opened. Arizona non-profit, Build Us Hope built it with sustainable principles, long-term durability, and aesthetically pleasing design in mind. V13 was built on a vacant lot within an…

Swedish-inspired backyard cottage works as secluded oasis home

May 20, 2019 john 20 66335 21:16

Su Pang loves travel and traditional Swedish cottages. In 2013, she had a little-used 5000-square-foot backyard subject to relaxed building codes, so she began designing a Scandinavian-inspired cottage that would give her the freedom to live mortgage-free. Working around decades-old redwood and walnut trees, Su and her architect built an L-shaped 500-square-foot home (700-sq-ft, including…

Family Builds TINY HOUSE to Start a New Way of Life

May 18, 2019 john 25 22966 11:52

After getting laid off, the Mejia family decided to downsize, build a tiny house, and live simply to unburden their finances. Now they spend more time together as a family and have their own business. FIND OUT MORE: https://livingtinyinla.com/ ADDITIONAL MUSIC: https://www.epidemicsound.com/ OPENING MONTAGE DRONE SHOT: Jonathan Benabed EDITORS: Dallen Detamore Jennifer Gonzalez ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY…

Stealth tiny cabin in woods recreated in skinny SF backyard

May 5, 2019 john 23 34292 15:01

Ten years ago, Mosha Osgood built an 8 x 10 cabin in a friend’s backyard for $1500. After surrounding it with quickly growing bamboo, he moved into his new home paying only $400 per month in a town where the average rent is 5 times that. Osgood was inspired to build his tiny home after…