Tag Archives: off-grid

Bryce Visits Doug at his Off-Grid Tiny Home

Bryce Langston visits with Doug, an architect in Wanaka, New Zealand, designed and built his own tiny home. Wanaka is a popular ski and summer resort town in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. It’s also not cheap to live there, and it’s one of most expensive real-estate markets in New Zealand – so […]

Shearwater Cove – An Off Grid Yurt Village in Alaska

The folks at Tiny Home Tours recently visited Jason & Charity at Shearwater Cove, who’ve built an off-grid yurt village in Alaska. They found the land in the dead of winter and began building in 2015. Building on the land was tough. All the building materials in by boat and they used the boat dock […]

The Blue Heron – Off-grid Craftsman Cabin by Rewild Homes

Pictured here is a recent creation by Rewild Homes in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Inside you’ll find stunning beamwork, a cozy Morso woodstove, a stainless steel fridge, recessed LED lighting, washer/dryer hookups, and a custom staircase with storage. It’s also equipped with a solar panel & battery package. Learn more about Rewild Homes. The house may also […]

Nomad Pad – A Subtle Nuance of Old Growth Wisdom

Built by Ryan O’Donnell of Humble Hand Crafts, the Nomad Pad was built using tools powered by an off-grid solar system that was backed up by a biodiesel generator – but just on stormy days. Notable features inside are a Hobbit wood stove, full-size fridge, copper bath tub, 2 lofts, and an on-demand water heater. Outside is a mobile “slide under” 5’ […]

Z Huis by Wishbone Tiny Homes

Z Huis – as seen on Tiny House Nation. Some clever features in this tiny house, like a rock wall to access 2nd loft, a sunken living space, a dog crate under stairs, a large custom shower, and full off-grid capabilities that includes 1 KW roof-mounted solar array and 4 6V, 420 AH batteries. This […]

Small Solar System DIY Tutorial

Do-it-yourselfers that want to learn the basics of setting up small solar systems should watch this video by the Tin Hat Ranch. It’s a 47 minute video but worth every minute. White the Tin Hat Ranch YouTube Channel is geared toward disaster preparedness, a small off-grid systems a tiny house system and a backup system for essentials are […]

Bryce Shares Living in his Lotus Belle Tent

Bryce, from Living Big In A Tiny House, shares what the last 8 months has been like living in his Lotus Belle Tent. Bryce – and his tent – are in New Zealand on a remote property. He’s in the process of building a tiny house and this tent is his temporary tiny home. He […]

MINIMALISTE Tiny House Prototype is Complete

The MINIMALISTE Tiny Home prototype is 99% complete and is looking fantastic. It’s completely off-grid with a 500 Watt Solar System and outfitted with stainless countertops, a 60-inch HD 12-volt projector television, LED lighting, and a integrated souns system. The folks behind this tiny house are located in Quebec, Canada. Follow MINIMALISTE on Facebook and visit […]

Off-Grid Container Home in the Tahoe National Forest

This is a great example of an remote off-grid tiny home. The land is privately owned but surrounded by the Tahoe National Forest at just over 7000-feet deep in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. While shipping containers are heavy and somewhat complicated to retrofit into housing, they make excellent building blocks that can be completed away from […]

$3,000 Off-Grid Tiny House by College Student

Rob Dunn sits on the porch of his two-story, 96-square-foot home in Poultney, Vt. Dunn, a Green Mountain College senior from Henniker, N.H., has lived off the grid for about a year in his tiny home powered by two 100-watt solar panels. He uses a rocket mass heater for cooking and heating.” – Anthony Edwards/Rutland Herald […]

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