Tiny Houses for Humanity was originally formed as a result of the housing crisis in Sonoma County, California. Sonoma County has three times the national homeless rate. The devastation caused by fires in Northern California made the need for adequate housing even more urgent. Tiny Houses for Humanity is dedicated to building tiny houses and providing shelters. Learn […]
So… if you want to learn how to build a tiny house, you should really take a hands-on workshop. Books and videos are great, but when you get your hands dirty and actually build stuff… you’ll learn tons. Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen does some of the best workshops out there. Deek has a couple workshops scheduled […]
If you like to get dirty and learn by doing, these straw bale workshops might be a perfect fit for you. But space fills up fast so hurry if you want to attend. Take advantage of sale pricing until December 4, 2016 too! See the Straw bale Workshop Schedule Now. These are seven day comprehensive workshops designed to […]
Innermost house is 12 by 12 foot square; from floor to ridge beam it’s 12 feet high. Diana & Michael Lorence lived at Innermost House for seven years. The home has no electricity and hot water and heat come only from a fire in the fireplace. Lighting at night came from beeswax candles. There is however […]
The summer is almost over, but Jay Shafer at Four Lights Tiny House Company still has space in his remaining tiny house workshops. All of these will be held in California. To learn more visit the Four Lights Tiny House Workshops page.
This tiny house, designed by Lucy Neely and Zephyr Quirk, built from trees Neely milled from her parents’ property, will become their home once it is transported to the Bay Area.” – Karen Rifkin for Ukiah Daily Journal Read more about this tiny house project at the Ukiah Daily Journal. Can’t wait to see this house […]
Humble Handcrafts’s mission is to build simple craftsman style micro-cabins that make little to no impact on the surrounding environment. The materials used to construct the cabin have been reclaimed, refurbished, and reused. The future goal is to power all tools off of a bio-fueled generator making the entire operation from start to finish sustainable.” – Humble-Hand […]
A tiny house with covered outdoor dining area in San Diego, California.” – Tiny House Swoon See more of the Fallbrook Tiny House at Tiny House Swoon. Learn more about this tiny house at Tiny House Vacations.
I love that my house has minimal impact on the earth by being off the grid. I use solar panels, propane gas, greywater system and passive solar heating and cooling.” – Vina via Apartment Therapy Learn more about Vina’s Minimal Impact on the Earth
This low profile design has the ability to fit any situation. Featuring modern lines with a conservative take the cadet holds its ground in any yard. This model has a Murphy bed option and is our most affordable space.” – Modern Spaces and Sheds Learn more about these Modern Spaces and Sheds. I first spotted this company […]