Tag Archives: washington

Rent Brittany’s Bayside Bungalow

Here’s an opportunity to spend the night in a Tumbleweed Tiny House. “Slightly modifying a Tumbleweed Fencl plan, the house was built on an 18 foot flatbed trailer and boasts roughly 100 square feet on the main floor, as well as a 60 square foot loft with a full-sized bed. A tiny 2’ x 2’ […]

Earthen House Built by Hand

The folks at Peak Moment TV interview a fellow that’s built an earthen home in western Washington. “Greg Crawford shows the magical wattle-and-cob house he built with hand tools using local materials: alder trees in the surrounding forest, and clay from what later became the house floor.” Learn more about this Earthen House Built by Hand […]

Writer’s Haven

Incredible design and great idea for securing a cabin. “Located on San Juan Island, Washington, the intention was to pull the writer into the solace and hum of nature and leave behind all distraction. The cabin is glass walled with wooden slats that are raised by a hydraulic system. The slats can be pulled up […]

Tye River Cabin

While I really prefer inexpensive do-it-yourself housing solutions it’s always inspiring to find a really well done architect designed small home. This one was designed by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects and is a cavernous 600 square feet. While the giant opening glass walls may not be very practical and seem a bit out of […]

Tiny House Zoning Success Story

Here’s a great story about some folks in Washington state getting approval for a tiny house community by showing their local planning department how multiple small homes are not really much different from an apartment complex in terms of units-per-acre and square-feet-per-unit. When a property is zoned multi-family a community of tiny houses can be […]