Zack Giffin's Tiny House with Hydraulic Lifting Roof - Tiny House Blog

Zack Giffin’s Tiny House with Hydraulic Lifting Roof

We recently dusted off our tires of  our tiny house to head to the Georgia Tiny House Festival. It was held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. It turns out tiny houses and race cars make a winning combination. Pushing speed, design, and innovation to their limit. That is precisely what Zack Giffin is doing. At the event, he debuted his latest design marvel.

Zack walked us through this one-of-a-kind tiny house, which features a hydraulic lift system that raises the sleeping loft roof by five feet, for a total  headroom of eight feet. When standing in the loft, I jumped and couldn’t touch the ceiling! I’m a 5′ 8″ woman.  As Zack puts it, this design that provides privacy by separating it from the primary living space. It offers the advantages of mobility with no awkward space compromises while retaining the overall charm and aesthetic. This tiny house will serve as a touring model home for Operation Tiny Home, a nonprofit making a big impact across the United States by partnering with local veterans organizations and tiny house builders to provide custom high-quality tiny housing solutions and empowerment training programs for veterans. Zack’s new design beautifully demonstrates their mission to help veterans in need achieve a life of dignity in houses they can be proud to call home.

Enjoy a passionate tour with Zack Giffin of the hydraulic lifting tiny house and tours of three other tiny houses, from DIY to pro builds:

Join Operation Tiny Home for a Tiny Home Furniture Workshop with Zack Giffin, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, to support the Veterans Village Las Vegas.


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-Alexis Stephens, Tiny House Blog Contributor

My partner, Christian and I are traveling tiny house dwellers. Together we’ve been on the road two years for our documentary and community outreach project, Tiny House Expedition. We live, breathe, dream the tiny home community every day. This is our life and our true passion project. We are very grateful to be able to experience this inspiring movement in such an intimate way and to be able to share our exploration with all of you.

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John Charles - October 28, 2019 Reply

I was thinking that the room will also retract downward? since it has a hydraulic system

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