Living in a cardboard box generally signifies that you've fallen on hard times, but a new cardboard-based tiny house dubbed Nido House makes the idea seem really quite appealing. The off-grid dwelling boasts a solar power system and rainwater recovery system, and will be offered in multiple sizes and designs.
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.
Fort Scott, Kansas-based firm Cabin Manufacturing Incorporated builds custom high-end tiny houses for use as luxury mobile hunting lodges. Its recently-completed Bushwacker model boasts several hunting-related additions, including a scent control system and a game processing station.Read More
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
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
Olympia, Washington-based small living specialist Zyl Vardos has just put the finishing touches to its latest tiny house, the Moon Dragon. Featuring impressive workmanship and a whimsical design that looks like it belongs in an old-fashioned fairytale, the off-grid dwelling boasts a roomy layout and plenty of storage space inside.Read More
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
Alyssa Craft and Jesse Read Moreditched 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.
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
The 2016 Shed of the Year competition includes some of the most innovative, wacky, and downright fun micro-architecture you're likely to see in one place. Highlights include a shed that can withstand a nuclear attack, a sustainable shed built using cobs, and a street-legal shed that packs a V6 engine.Read More
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