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Shipping container transformed into a tiny house

Despite their drawbacks, there's definitely something appealing about recycling a shipping container into a viable home. With this in mind, Brighton, Colorado-based tiny house firm Walker Wilderness Enterprises recently completed the aptly-named Container Tiny House which can be configured to run on or off-the-grid.

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Custom tiny house is nautical but nice

Ridgway, Colorado-based tiny house builder Jeremy Matlock is currently putting the finishing touches to this tiny house, which looks a little like a boat. Built on an 18 ft (5.4 m) trailer and comprising a total floorspace of around 200 sq ft (18.5 sq m), the home can be adapted to run off-the-grid and boasts some nice touches, including its own balcony.Read More

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Off-grid tiny house has room to spare

Durango, Colorado's Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses recently completed its latest project, the 16 Foot Curved Roof Tiny House. With the main sleeping quarters located downstairs, this frees up the loft space for a guest room or storage space. The off-grid home also runs from solar power and can be plugged into the grid if its batteries require a top-up.Read More

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A contemporary take on the tiny house

Netherlands-based tiny house enthusiast Marjolein Jonker's new home is definitely one of the more attractive examples of small living we've recently come across. The off-grid tiny house eschews the popular cute miniature cottage look in favor of a more clean-lined and contemporary design that also looks a little more roomy inside than your typical home on wheels. Read More

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Off-grid cabin built for just $300

Alyssa Craft and Jesse Stafford ditched the trappings of city life and bought some land in the Pacific Northwest, deciding to live in a trailer while building themselves a homestead. With winter on its way, the couple wanted to make life more comfortable, so next decided to extend their living space with a small cabin. The cost of construction for this hybrid cabin/garage home came in at just US$300.Read More

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Off-grid tiny house supersizes the teardrop and puts a shell on top

The complaint that all tiny houses look the same is a common one, but whether or not you like its unusual styling, the Tiny Drop offers a change from the stereotypical shed-on-wheels look that's common to the scene. Resembling a supersized (and perhaps slightly steampunk-like) teardrop trailer that's actually crashed into a shed, the tiny home boasts a water filtration system and solar power so it can run fully off-the-grid.Read More

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