Tiny House Directory of Europe

The Tiny House Blog tends to cover North America with only a few posts covering Europe, Australia and a few other places. I was recently contacted by a reader in Europe asking if I could pull together a directory of tiny home builders in Europe. I currently have a short list, but would really like to expand and make a directory that our European friends would find useful as they move to join us by downsizing and simplifying their lives.

I need your help with this project. If you know of or own a company that builds tiny houses or small buildings in Europe please write the company name and link below in the comment section. I will then assemble all the information into a directory and make it available to anyone wishing to know.

Thank you for your participation in this and have a great day. —Kent


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paul antoine - May 8, 2011 Reply

very good idea that may be useful to many;
thank you to inform us as soon as this list will be placed on your site by posting perhaps information on your blog.

Andrew - May 8, 2011 Reply

The Microhouse Project
A tiny house in kit form (German Language)

http://www.micromedia.li/microhouse/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1

bonnevoglie - May 8, 2011 Reply

hello
http://www.alternativecabanon.be/
beautiful “cabanons”!
after “enter” (flash player website…) go to “cabanons (on top ) to see the plans,
and “galerie” to see a construction
enjoy

Kate - May 8, 2011 Reply

http://www.nordlandhaus.at/html/kleingartenhauser.html

Austrian company that makes wooden structures from garden sheds to average-sized houses. The link I provided is for houses between 20 and 50 m² (about 215-538 sq ft.)

In Austria, many cities have small plots of land on the outskirts where you can build tiny houses – mostly for weekend use, but some developments are specifically named “small garden developments for year-round living”. There are strict specifications for maximum size (area, height and volume) of the structures – in some places the limit is 35 m² (376 sq ft) plus loft area, and in others you can build almost normal-sized houses (50 m² plus second floor with slightly lower ceiling height than in regular houses, and the max. volume may require smaller upstairs rooms as well.) That is why a lot of Austrian small house companies sell houses close to 35m² or 50m², and not much in between (and not really in the “tiny” category).

Penny - May 8, 2011 Reply

Kent, Perhaps the same thing could be gathered for Australian fans of your blog?. Regards, Penny

    Kent Griswold - May 8, 2011 Reply

    Great idea Penny, I’ll work on that at the same time. If you know of any please let me know. Thank you! -Kent

Penny - May 9, 2011 Reply

Kent, Please give me an email address for you or jay Shaefer – I have a proposition – or you can find me on Facebook, Regards, Penny

Pest Control - May 9, 2011 Reply

I love the train car look for a home… The other two pictured are a bit too European for me! Glad to hear that you are making an impact worldwide now! Congrats!

Louise - May 9, 2011 Reply

Hi Kent,
I have followed your blog for years now and really enjoy it! We live in W.MA and I wonder if you have a New England or Northeastern (New England plus NY, NJ, PA, and so forth) directory. I looked in the Tiny House Directory but saw little in this region. Please let me know if you want help.
Louise

    Kent Griswold - May 9, 2011 Reply

    Hi Louise, I really need to update the directory and would appreciate any help you could give. I really should have it set up for each region, country, etc. Thank you for your help! -Kent

john miller - May 9, 2011 Reply

I found this site surfing the web thought you might like it.

http://www.gregsgypsybowtops.co.uk/ “The gypsy caravans are produced at my workshop in Bristol. They provide ample space for sleeping, cooking and storage. The 15ft length, 6.5ft width (at the bow)and 6.5ft height gives plenty of room.”

Jon Perrigo - May 9, 2011 Reply

Louise, Go to http://www.littlegreatcampcabin.com they are in north east New York, I have one of their “Cabins”, it is a tiny house. They have great quality and a model on display in Plattsburgh,NY.

Hope this helps.

Victoria - Ozarks Crescent Mural - May 10, 2011 Reply

Sorry I can’t contribute to your list. Love the wooden house with lime green round windows!

Didier - August 15, 2011 Reply

In the french speaking side of Europe search for Cabane, you’ll find quite a lot of interesting projects.
http://www.google.be/search?q=cabane

Doris - September 25, 2012 Reply

I am born in Amsterdam the Netherlands’s ,live 28 years in the USA , I am moving back to the Netherlands’s,ant love to built a tiny House,

Marjolein - March 10, 2015 Reply

Hi there! I know a company here in the Netherlands hermithouses.nl and they are starting to build Tiny houses on wheels as wel as ‘hermit houses’. I hope to order my own Tiny house there this year! Marjolein

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