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Sustainability polymath, Dan Durica, is living his tiny house dream in style while teaching others how to follow in his low carbon footprints.

Dan Durica grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, dissatisfied with its McMansions and manicured monoculture lawns. A passion for sustainability and intentional community led him to live for several years with others in a co-op housing community while working in a co-op bakery business. He dreamed of living in his own tiny house in the country, with visions of tending vineyard and becoming a vintner. Now, at the age of forty-four, his dreams have become a reality at Dancing Rabbit Eco-village,  and he can show you how to realize your tiny house dreams too. Continue reading

“Living Big in a Small Space”: 96 square feet of living space

Fitting your life into a tiny house is a challenge, but how about fitting an entire house of furniture into less than 100 square feet? Alaska Premier Closets in Anchorage, Alaska decided to take on the challenge after Tiny House, Big Living aired on HGTV. Their closet and storage products and services have been used for small space conversions regularly, so they took on the 96 square foot challenge and made it a part of their showroom. Continue reading

Rhino Cubed – Shipping Container Tiny Homes

 

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Guest Post by Nicole Brooks

If you are looking for a sustainable, secure tiny dwelling with artistic flair, check out what Rhino Cubed has to offer. Rhino Cubed builds tiny structures from re-purposed shipping containers, up-cycling a product that would otherwise become the planet’s waste. Made of Corten steel, a shipping container is virtually indestructible…wind proof, waterproof, rodent proof, and fire-resistent. Sam Austin, chief architect and designer says, “A shipping container is the perfect building envelope and can truly be an heirloom product due to its long lifespan and low maintenance.” A shipping container Cube can be used as a tiny home, cabin or studio. The uses are unlimited. Continue reading

Tinywood Homes Extend Living Space with Gazebos and Hot Tubs

Aidan Reeve of the Tinywood Homes company in Warwickshire, England has been a professional designer and builder for over 20 years and created these tiny and luxurious little homes for glamping purposes. However, these well-designed structures (with optional wood heated hot tubs) can be lived in full time. The Tinywoods are rented in the Warwickshire area, but if you live in England, the homes can be purchased and delivered and installed on your property. Continue reading