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A Post and Beam Cabin in the B.C. Woods

The cabin is pretty small with just 320 ft2 (29.7 m2) on the ground floor, and wood finishes inside add to the cozy feel. The floors and ceilings are pine, but the walls are the real eye-catcher. Sam and Monika nailed live-edge boards over painted drywall with gaps between the boards so as to mimic […]

Tiny Cabin in the Pacific Northwest

On Salt Spring Island in British Columbia lies a tiny one-room cabin, a finely detailed retreat from Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects. Its sleek design and kinship with nature make an elegant case for simple living—that, plus the most uncontrived outdoor shower we’ve seen.” – Remodelista. Read more and see inside…

Studio37

Studio37 is a modern one bedroom home in just 400 ft2 (37 m2), small enough that it can be prefabbed and delivered to its site as a single module. It has a shed roof and is clad in an attractive combination of stained tongue-and-groove cedar and painted HardiePanel. The entrance is at one end, under a […]

A Post and Beam Cabin in the B.C. Woods

Monika and Sam built this small cabin of their own design near Horsefly Lake in central British Columbia. They had no real plans but as Sam is a log home builder and Monika has an eye for choosing finishes, it.

Weekend Fun: The Gambier Island Tiny Getaway Cabin

This attractive little cabin overlooks the coastal waters and islands of British Columbia. It is located in a development of recreational lots on Gambier Island, just north of Vancouver.

Hornby Island Caravans

Some incredible tiny homes coming out of Hornby Island Caravans. See more photos of the home pictured here. “…here I am building caravans, with the help of my husband Lawrence Nyberg, who lends a hand when it’s  needed, acts as a sounding board for my ideas and is a great support in general- he is […]

Off-Grid Float Cabin: Retirement Tiny Dream Home in BC Wilderness

Great off-grid retirement story. “Margy and Wayne Lutz were camping in Coastal British Columbia when they discovered their dream home: the float cabins of Powell Lake. They’re not houseboats, but “float cabins”, that is, they’re permanently anchored to shore. The Lutz’s bought their retirement home in 2001 for 35,000 Canadian dollars (about $25,000 USD, at […]

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