Tiny House in a Landscape

by Kent Griswold on January 11th, 2014. 4 Comments

James Stuart sent me this weeks Tiny House in a Landscape. It is a photo taken by Alessandro Puccinelli who in 2011 decided to buy an old but super well constructed motorhome called a Hymer built in 1983. Alessandro decided to move it along the south coast of Portugal to some of his favorite places along the European coast. He wanted to explore more of the country and his photography by living in a small movable space.

You can view more of his Van photography in scenic night setting here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/A-Van-in-the-Sea/13597415 and go to his photography website here: http://www.behance.net/puccio

Photo by: Alessandro Puccinelli

van by the sea

January 11th, 2014and filed in Tiny House Landscape
Tags: Hymer, motorhome, Portugal

Tiny House in a Landscape

by Kent Griswold on July 5th, 2013. Add a Comment

This week’s Tiny House in a Landscape was sent to me by photographer Taylor Moore. This is a little place he found in Portugal and I’m glad he took a few pictures of it to share with us. It would be neat to see the interior, but he was not able to get any shots inside.

You can learn more about Taylor Moore’s photography by visiting these two sites: www.taylormoorephoto.com and http://be.net/pixelsteam. Thank you for sharing Taylor!

If you have taken a photo that would be appropriate for this feature please send it to tinyhouseblog (at) gmail.com.



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Tiny Stone House

by Kent Griswold on November 15th, 2012. 11 Comments

by Taylor Moore

I am a photographer and filmmaker and tiny house lover. I presently have been traveling around the world doing architectural photography. On one of my drives from Sintra, Portugal to Palacio de Mafra I came across a huge abandoned stone yard. On this property I found this fantastic abandoned stone cabin. It was magical to imagine how old it might be, and how many generations had lived in it. Now it’s sadly abandoned and it’s tenants moved to the big city. Sintra, Portugal is an incredible place for finding homes like these. I am presently living in a 600 year old house that is converted into a hostel. I will on my journeys keep on a constant look out for tiny houses near and far.

little stone house

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MiniCasas Gypsy Caravans

by Kent Griswold on September 7th, 2010. 16 Comments

João Neves – a Portuguese ceramist and sculptor – is the creator, designer and builder of MiniCasas. MiniCasas Portugal is based in Caldas da Rainha, in the centre of Portugal.

With the help of MiniCasas, you can expand your living space, create your own special getaway or set up a summerhouse, studio or stylish office space.

The Gypsy caravans are built with a keen eye for detail and from natural materials, such as cork and timber, then painted in warm tones, with water-based paint. They may be used as additional mobile living space, a place to host guests, an office or other type of work space, a library … the list is simply endless! If required, a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom-lounge area, running water and electricity can all be provided. Continue Reading »

September 7th, 2010and filed in Stick Built
Tags: gypsy caravans, Portugal, Stick Built, Vardo