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5 Potential Barriers to the Tiny House Movement

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger TreeHugger has been covering tiny houses for years; I even own one, the remains of a previous career trying to promote the idea of the tiny house. Notwithstanding the s…

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The Art of Tiny House Living

By Kevin Stevens, Networx Tiny is a relative term and generally refers to homes of 400 sq feet or less; many of these are much smaller at 98 to 140 sq feet or so. One of the big drivers for peopl…

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7 Tiny House Websites

Tiny House Design This site presents information on a variety of tiny houses and their plans. It also has articles and information about related books. Tiny House Blog This site contains many e…

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Living Little: Take Inspiration from Tiny Homes

Because we get excellent reader feedback on them, we feature a "Tiny House" in every issue of Natural Home & Garden. Generally under 500 square feet, these tiny houses run the gamut from woodland …

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A New Tiny Home Kit–Worth Coveting

When Natural Home put out a call for entries in our Natural Home of the Year contest in 1999, Jay Shafer sent in a few photos of an exquisitely built tiny house and an essay about why he chose to live…

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Benefits of Living in a Tiny Home: Time, Money, Peace of Mind

Ryan Mitchell lives in a 300-square-foot apartment in Charlotte, North Carolina, and thatís just too much space. Heís saving up so he can pay cash to build his 130-square-foot dream home. Ryan, who…

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Small And Stylish ECO Homes

Ever dream about creating the perfect eco-house? The importance of greening our homes to save energy and the planet has become more and more mainstream. Iíve been following the tiny house movement, an…

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Tiny Houses Create More Freedom

Jay Shafer is a designer of tiny houses, so small some might laugh when they first see the 89 square-foot house on a trailer, but there is something undeniably practical and sane about what he is doin…

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