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Choosing A Foundation For Your Tiny House Or Small House

“In order for that thing to sit here you’re gonna need to put it on some piers as well as strap it down!” I remember those words so well. The year was 2011 and the speaker in question was the building inspector who, despite the concrete pad our house already sat on, was not pleased […]

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The Hermitage

Hassan and Danielle

Guest Post by Collin Vickers Hassan Hall, natural builder and self-styled woodsmith, combines permaculture principles with an ancient, artisanal approach in his ecologically sustainable homestead: the Hermitage. Tucked away on the wild margins of Dancing Rabbit Eco-Village  amidst a riot of herbs and flowers, the Hermitage is a much beloved home and sanctuary for Hassan […]

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The Truffle

While this strange, tiny house is far from a cozy Hobbit home, it is intriguing. The experimental Truffle, by the Spanish architecture firm, Ensamble Studio, was built on the Costa da Morte over the course of several years using an interesting mix of local soil, hay bales, concrete and a calf named Paulina. The Truffle […]

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