Tiny House in a Landscape

tiny house in a landscape

Aaron Castle sent this unusual Tiny House in a Landscape. Aaron says, “I thought you might like this picture of our tiny house project, with business as usual “people-barns” being built in the background.

The owner of Whole House Building Supply let us build our house there for free as a demonstration item for salvage and re-use.”

Photo Credit: Candace Anderson www.canander.com

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Christina - March 1, 2013 Reply

What a great idea! Were you allowed to salvage from the construction trash pile? This would be a wonderful story on what is thrown out while building a contemporary home and what can be done with those materials.

Jeff - March 1, 2013 Reply

I know there is a ton of waste with traditional building practices but with green building, they can use a computerized framing machine that calculates the best pieces of wood to use and then builds the walls automatically (in a warehouse), while the attendant just loads the proper wood pieces. They can frame an entire house with so little wasted pieces of wood that they’ll fit in a std size garbage can. I was very impressed when I saw that.

neal - March 1, 2013 Reply

Way cool to find someone in a “business as usual” paradigm willing to offer the little guy a chance.

RV AJ - March 1, 2013 Reply

Hah that is neat! Any press is good press I suppose.

Jen - March 1, 2013 Reply

What a great idea! You were very fortunate to have this opportunity, hopefully it won’t be an isolated occurrence. I’m doing something similar by having a friend who’s a carpenter/builder keep an eye out for cast-offs I can use for my tiny house.

Lee - March 7, 2013 Reply

That would make a great play house for alot of kids

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