Andrew M. Odom

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The Traditional Yurt And How It Influences Tiny Housers

If I may, let me share with you my wealth of knowledge on the traditional Mongolian yurt. They are round. They are made of a canvas material. And done. Impressive, right? I have appreciated them aesthetically for years and have even tried to reserve a couple nights in a westernized one at a local state […]

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A Tiny Life On A Big Kibbutz

Several years ago I was talking with a friend of mine about some sort of co-op homestead. I didn’t have many details thought out but I knew I wanted it to be a working farm, so to speak, with boarding options for those willing to labor. She immediately started talking about hippie communes and eco-villages. […]

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Tiny House Lessons From A Tokyo Capsule Hotel

It has been commonly accepted that a tiny house is somewhere around 250 sq.ft. While a number of people – myself included – argue this fact regularly, the news media and a number of tiny housers themselves hold this number as gospel. But what about 6 ft. 7 in. by 3 ft. 3 in. by 4 ft. 1 in.? (for those who […]

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