My Tiny Alaskan Oven Cookbook

I don’t normally buy cookbooks, but during a recent trip to Alaska, I picked up the delightful cookbook “My Tiny Alaskan Oven” by LaDonna Rose Gunderson. LaDonna is married to a Norwegian fisherman and she and her husband, Ole, live for five months out of the year on their 32-foot commercial fishing vessel in Ketchikan. 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

SCADpad Apartments Located in Empty Parking Structures

What caught the attention of many people in Dee William’s original tiny house video was that she said her home was smaller than a parking space. Now, the students of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) are actually building tiny houses into parking spaces in empty parking structures.

SCADpad Launch Event – April 9th, 2014 in Atlanta, GA – Photography by Chia Chong, courtesy of SCAD

Designed and built by 75 students and 12 faculty from various academic disciplines, the 128 to 135 square foot SCADpad homes are experiments in urban living, design and technology, but are being used as small apartments. The pads include private courtyards, sleeping lofts, work and study spaces, living rooms and kitchens, bathrooms and showers. The lighting and smart glass film windows are run by an iPad app. Continue reading