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Live Like Robinson Crusoe

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 […]

Berlin Architect’s Microhome

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’s Off-Grid Tiny Home is Built like an Upside-Down Boat.

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 […]

Stairwell Apartment in Paris – 4 floors, 269 Square Feet

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 Griswold on the Tiny House movement (video)

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).

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