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Off the Grid Living in London in a Boat Made from Scrap

Here’s a peek into what it’s like to live off-grid in London. With sweat equity and resourceful scavenging this narrow boat owner has carved out a low cost way of living in one of the most expensive cities in the world. This video was brought to you by the folks at Off-Grid.net, where you can […]

90-inch Wide Narrow House

At over 700 square feet this small London home is not tiny, but could be inspiring to city dwellers looking for ways of squeezing into a tiny urban space. It also features some nice design ideas that make the most of the narrow width tiny house owner-designers might find useful. The dimensions of their new […]

Tiny Writer’s Studio in London

At night, light that filters through the large glazed entranceway and cedar screen envelope the writer’s studio in a warm and cozy glow.” – Lucy Wang for Inhabitat See more of this Tiny Writer’s Studio by WSD Architecture

Dominique Brown’s Narrowboat

Currently moored in East London on the Grand Union Canal, the narrowboat living space is a teeny 36 feet in length and 6 foot 2 width. Having first been constructed in the 1970’s, the boat has been lovingly stripped back to it’s original shell and restored from scratch. With the layout being as open plan […]

Beetle’s House

This tiny house designed by Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori and is now on display at the V&A Museum in London. It’s part of an exhibit called 1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces. Nineteen architects were invited to submit proposals and seven were selected to be built at full-scale. Beetle’s house is designed to host an […]

Ecospace – Extreme Tiny House Luxury

Here’s a tiny house for those who crave luxury and have the money to afford it. It costs about $55,000 and features a green roof, SIP (structural insulated panel) construction, and environmentally friendly building materials. Ecospace is located in London. Ecospace – Extreme Luxury

Shed Plays Role in Saving Lives

Here’s a great story about a shed serving as an intermediate care unit for homeless in Clapham, London. It was setup by nurse practitioner Samantha Dorney-Smith. The services they are providing are already saving lives and reducing emergency calls and hospitalizations. Shed Saves Lives

Update on Justin’s Tiny House

Justin Peer is making swift progress on his tiny house which he is building on the outskirts of London, England. If you’re curious to watch a tiny house being built on a budget be sure to check in on Justin’s website regularly. Justin’s Tiny House

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