It seems like every week or two James and/or I get approached by a developer, realtor, or person to 'do design work for a new tiny house community they are working on'. These are the reasons I say no. Every time. Tiny houses, as I know them to be successful, are not yet legal. A developer who doesn't know that usually has other ideas of what they mean by 'tiny home'. They might mean a medium house development, or sometimes not even that. They may mean houses on a foundation, not wheels (I am into wheels, though foundations are cool
We've settled into Charlotte... it only took six days to realize it was unrealistic to come to a major
Life on the road is pretty awesome, I can't lie about that. It's left me feeling a little... guilty
We lived very peacefully in our tiny house for nearly 4 years before things got a shake up! Of
We kind of love it here! I have been so surprised by the places I love on this adventure!
Even though you can't tell, I have been hard at work in the background of these sites I run...
Lets talk about the general thoughts and considerations that go into defining your floor plan. Something fun to get
So, you want a tiny house, you're ready to do the research and figure out how to do each
Tiny Houses seem simple, right? Until you really get into it, then it can be DAUNTING! The good news
In the same vein as the last post, I have put together some basic tiny house SketchUp components you can download
A great place to start when considering it a tiny house could be a good solution for you and
Over the years and through my conversations with other tiny house dwellers I have heard some consistent conversations about
What is important? (for you) Tiny houses are not about sacrifice, it is hard sometimes to think of it
What is it: Advanced Framing is a method of framing that minimizes weight and materials needed by putting lumber
What is insulation: Insulation is a material intended to reduce heat gain or loss by providing a barrier between
What it is: I've sort of grouped a couple forms together because they are similar in nature and effectiveness.
What it is: Blow-In Insulation, also referred to as cellulose insulation is a soft fiber material, often made of
What it is: Fiberglass batt insulation is the fluffy, often pink but not always, insulation that usually comes in
What is it: Standard framing is what you typically see in wood framed structures across America. Wood studs (Douglas