Abel Zyl has been creating whimsical tiny structures since the beginning of the modern tiny house movement, and is a founding member of the American Tiny House Association. You can find all his work on the Zyl Vardos website. Below are recent photos that he posted on Instagram. If you want one of his homes you’ll have to get in line – as you can imagine, his work is in high demand.
The Fortune Cookie is one of his more recognizable designs. This one is new and improved.
He’s known for his custom round windows.
Looks like a cozy home.
Above: Stairs in the house pictured below.
A true bardo, love the curved walls. Love the Dutch door.
Amazing woodwork above and below.
If you want to experience a Zyl Vardos tiny house yourself, this one might still be at the The Caravan, Tiny House Hotel, in Portland, Oregon.
The Builder Bundle Blitz will give you a free How-To DVD and free DIY Stair Plans when you purchase a Dream Big, Go Tiny workshop ticket. Notice that the workshop ticket has also been discounted from $399 to $279. This deal is on sale this month only and ends November 30, 2015.
At Wind River Custom Homes we love the Tiny House movement. We love the flexibility and freedom it can provide to people. We think that having more doesn’t equal being happier.” – Wind River Custom Homes
Currently this father and son team are focused on building portable tiny homes ranging from 150 sq to 200 sq, but build larger, permanently fixed tiny homes up to 1000 sq as well. Prices for portable homes start around $25,000.” – Wishbone Tiny Homes
Our passion is for small structures, thoughtfully designed using today’s technologies wrapped in reclaimed and repurposed materials. Our goal is to create healthy, energy efficient spaces that inspire living. Each of our Hobs are as individual as our clients, they each tell their own story and convey a style unique to their owner.” – Hobbitat.
JADE Craftsman Builders has been building custom homes on South Whidbey for 12 years… Depending on need, your JADE Tiny House can include all the amenities of a home, including kitchen, bath, and sleeping area. If other facilities are nearby or not needed, we can build you a studio or a sleeping room without kitchen or bath. The only limit is your imagination!” – JADE Tiny Homes.
To see more visit the JADE Tiny Homes website. Photos by Jim Carroll and Dan Neumeyer.
The folks at Tiny Texas Houses explain why they don’t build tiny houses on wheels.
“…As to people building them and using them to run down the road a lot. Weight, pieces falling off at 60 mph, cross winds, driving into winds affecting true wind pressures and likely lack of consideration in construction will eventually lead to disastrous results, in my humble opinion.”
Continue reading Why We Don’t Build Our Houses To Be House Trailers at Tiny Texas Houses.