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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 […]

Alternating Tansu Stairs Named ‘Stair of the Week’ at TreeHugger!

Woo-Hoo! My tiny house stairs design – the Alternating Tiny House Tansu Stairs – has been picked by the folks at TreeHugger (Lloyd Alter) as Stair of the Week! To see how these stairs work visit the TreeHugger website or Tiny House Design. Let me know in the comments if you’d like to see DIY plans for […]

I Love the Stairs in the ‘Home Run’ by Brevard Tiny House

An 8×24 ft. “climbing stairs” home with abundant storage, a side entrance, open floor plan, shed roof, and a cool baseball theme!” – Brevard Tiny House See more of the Home Run at Brevard Tiny House

Ladder or Stairs? This Tiny House Has Both

A tiny house on wheels in Nashville, Tennessee built by Tennessee Tiny Homes. Photos, owned and shared by John & Sarah Murphy. Rent it here.” – Tiny House Swoon See more of the Music City Tiny House at Tiny House Swoon.

A Custom Weller by Four Lights Tiny House Company

Jay Shafer and Co. recently put the finishing touches on a custom Weller on wheels and the completed home is nothing short of magnificent. From the honeyed cedar craftsman style details to the signature red metal roof, Jays house designs are warmly inviting and beautiful to behold. ” – Four Lights Tiny House Company Read and […]

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

How to Create Extra Storage By Building Box Stairs

I know that many tiny houses today don’t have staircases in them because people opt for ladders instead; however, I don’t think ladders are a great option for several reasons. First and foremost, there’s nothing quite like having to climb down a ladder in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. Further, as […]

Building a Roundwood Spiral Staircase

The completed roundwood spiral staircase At last, I’m here to report that April and I accomplished building the round wood spiral staircase.  Over the course of five days, literally up to the day before we left Dancing Rabbit, we installed the risers and treads. The staircase design came from our dearest Tom Cundiff, who instructed […]

Alternating Tread Stairway

Very nice implementation of an alternating tread stairway. “I am not young and I don’t know how much longer I would be comfortable climbing stairs every day. So I did a lot a research and learned about alternating tread stairs (ships ladder, Thomas Jefferson stairs). If carefully designed, these stairs take up much less space […]

Clever Stairs

Ryan at The Tiny Life has found some clever small space stair designs that double as storage. I’m not sure how viable any of these designs are but they sure spark the imagination. Clever Stairs 1 & 2

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