Kirsten Dirksen visits Eric Kennedy, tours his off-grid Mercedes Sprinter Van, and learns how and why he chose VanLife over traditional housing. For many, the lower living costs of living in a van are one of the major draws. I don’t think this was the case for Eric. For Eric freedom, quality of life, and […]
Kirsten Dirksen visited John Wells at The Field Lab in the middle of nowhere, Texas. The nearest stoplight is 160 miles away from John’s place, and he prefers it that way. This video tour with Kirsten was made a few years ago, but John is still living happily debt-free in the desert. Get a feel for […]
Have you ever dreamed of living on a tropical island in a treehouse like Robinson Crusoe? It’s a dream many of us have imagined. Kristie Wolfe bought land in Hawaii sight-unseen for just $8,000. A year later, with the help of her mother, she built her bamboo treehouse. It took two months and $11,000 to […]
This little rocket ship shaped tiny house has a footprint of only 4 square meters (43 square feet); but it’s tall with three levels that are accessed by a climbing wall. It’s the home of architect Jan Körbes. It was made from a grain silo and a wide variety of reclaimed materials. The total living […]
Designer Ryan Frank wanted a semi-mobile home for a small plot in a “sensitive area”. He thought about yurts and domes, but settled for an open source design he found online” – Kirsten Dirksen of Fair Companies See more videos like this on the Fair Companies YouTube Channel. The house is built like a boat, just […]
The space is only 269 square feet, but the architects managed to create four unique levels/rooms for a bathroom, kitchen/living room, bedroom and even a home-office.” – Kirsten Dirksen via Paris’ maison-stairwell stacks 4 floors in 25 sqm (269 sq ft) – YouTube. Designed by SML Architectes
Kent talks with Kirsten from Fair Companies. “Kent Griswold runs the excellent Tiny House Blog and talks here about why he started it and the rise of the Tiny House movement, very much a first cousin of shedworking. Well worth a watch.” Read more at Shedworking: Kent Griswold on the Tiny House movement (video).