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Feeling Frozen? Chris Larson’s Deep North – Tiny Houses as Art and Commentary

As an artist, I do not profess any deep knowledge about the science of climate change, but I do have specific images that come to mind when I think about it. There is a moment in “The Inconvenient Truth”, for example, when Al Gore explains how the Gulf Stream– the conveyor belt of ocean currents […]

Interior Shots Update of Tiny House Ontario

I had an MPAC person stop by my project, Tiny House Ontario a few days ago.  If you don’t know, these are the tax assessors that ensure that the people of Ontario pay their fair share of taxes. I am not opposed to paying my fair share of tax, what I oppose is the way that […]

One, Two and Many – Reading Cabin by Marta Wengorovius

On show as part of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale, the reading cabin comprises a shed-like structure containing nothing but a single bookshelf and a raised seating area. Visitors can reserve time slots to occupy the library, whether it be an hour or a whole day. The cabin first opened in Paredes and has since moved […]

Tiny Backyard Office/Art Studio For Sale

Stephen Marshall at Little House on the Trailer builds great tiny homes, studios, offices, ADUs, you name it. He usually has some some finished and in-process homes to see at his place in Petaluma, California. This week he has an AROYO (A Room Of Your Own) on sale. “We currently have a fully finished AROYO […]

Tiny house dangles from side of building in  Do Ho Suh’s latest art installation, ‘Fallen Star’

Tiny houses showing up in art installations. The installation, commissioned by UCSD’s Stuart Collection, explores the meaning of ‘home’ and the feelings of displacement Suh felt when he immigrated from Korea in 1991. More at: SEE IT: Tiny house dangles from side of building in  Do Ho Suh’s latest art installation, ‘Fallen Star’  – New York […]

Fold-Up Table

This is an extremely simple idea done very well. It’s a fold-up table with flip out table legs that doubles as a picture frame. I can totally see how a set of fold-up benches could expand the functionality while not taking up any extra space. Fold-Up Table

Habitat for Artists

This is an interesting project run by Simon Draper. It’s a funky little tiny house artist community. You can read the whole story on Simon’s website. Here’s a short quote that summarizes the project: Draper,who has long been working with concepts regarding habitat/shelter in his own art practice will provide each artist with a basic […]

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