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The Bothy: Rustic and Contemporary Scottish Tiny Houses

Before tiny houses began to make a scene in the U.S., tiny, rustic houses in other countries were peacefully accommodating campers and travelers. From the bach in New Zealand to the hórreo and albergue in Spain, rustic buildings built into the landscape have been shelters for many years. The bothy is one of these types […]

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Multigen Home: The Next Phase of Smart Building

While tiny houses and their cuteness factor make most of the news, the next most important aspect of home design and construction will most likely be the multigen home. A multigen home is a standard, traditional home that has been converted to accommodate multiple living spaces. This is usually done to house multiple generations of […]

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Tiny Living in a Lifeguard Tower?

If you live anywhere near the ocean you are familiar with lifeguard towers. These small structures are usually built on stilts and used to house beach lifeguards, their gear and rescue equipment. While they are not used for full-time living many of them do include a nice amount of space that could be converted into […]

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