Earthquake Shacks

Update: I’ve added an interior picture to the bottom of the post. Earthquake refugee cottages, or “shacks” were built by the Department of Lands and Buildings of the Relief Corporation to house refugees from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. 5,610 cottages were constructed to house over 16,000 San Franciscans in 11 refugee camps […]

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A Tiny House in Australia

Update added two new photos David Bell from Australia has posted his story about his little house over at our Tiny House Forum. I know not everyone gets over to the forum so I ask David to let me share his pictures and story here. I’ll let David tell you “the rest of the story.” […]

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Adirondack Cabin

One of the neat things about keeping things small is the beauty of simplicity. I came across this neat Adirondack cabin and just love the basic style of the lean-to converted into a small cabin, simply by adding a log front, windows, and a door. The hand scribed logs are chiseled for a perfect fit […]

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