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…

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…

Modern Living in a Small Family Home

May 5, 2019 john 20 195334 14:39

With the drastic increase in house prices in Australia, many have been encouraged to explore alternative living arrangements. Multigenerational living, where families come together to share resources is becoming more popular and we are seeing tiny houses, and small accessory dwelling units starting to become common place. Commonly called a granny flat in Australia, an…

Jay Shafer’s Tiny Houses, A Simple Living Evolution

April 29, 2019 john 27 15573 16:34

Tiny house pioneer, Jay Shafer is widely credited with jumpstarting the modern movement. His last two tiny houses showcase an evolution of simplicity. As he puts it, simple pared-down living reflects nature—thriving through efficiency (the original “green” term). Meaningful living is key to his design approach. Everything in his tiny homes has to be beautiful…

Can a family of 5 find home where they park their campervan?

April 15, 2019 john 20 27631 41:05

When Dan and Marlene started traveling with their Tab teardrop trailer they never expected it to become a full-time lifestyle for their now family of five. They began life on the road after their first child was born when they put their California home up for rent and bought an Airstream. https://malimish.com/ Once the children…

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…