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Sustainably built Prefabricated Tiny houses from FabCab
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Tiny Houses: The FabCab prefabricated building WA

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The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
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The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

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Can I legally put a Tiny House on my Property?
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How can I put a Tiny House on my property legally in the USA ?

...accessory dwelling units’ or ADUs. The next phase will be to push for Tiny Houses to be stand alone units on smaller lots, or bunched together as a part of a Tiny House community. Just like the accessory dwelling unit language, this movement should snowball in the same manner as communities borrow from each other to ad...

Mobile tiny house
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Is Tiny House living in a cold climate good or bad for the planet?

...Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is another cool name and concept within the tiny house category, but refers more to a bunk house or home office (Shedquarters is my favourite of the monikers). When you remove plumbing from the equation, you'll usually have better luck getting a permit to build (or have delivered) an add...

Ottawa Coach Houses with prefab modern tiny house kit homes are available here
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Ottawa now allows backyard coach homes & high-end tiny house kits

In the fall of 2015, the City of Ottawa conducted a public-consultation survey to gauge interest in a change of bylaws to allow secondary dwellings (Coach Houses or Tiny Houses) to be constructed on existing residential properties when space allows for it. The result was positive, with 60% of respondents in favour. ...

The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...units, shelves and seating are also available upon request. Though the clear domed roof provides ample daytime lighting, these sweet little office pods are also equipped with six dimmable spotlights and concealed background mood lighting. Offered in two standard sizes, all pods are tailored to the individual specific...

Shipping container homes, Good or Bad?
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly & good or bad to live in?

Shipping container homes are gaining popularity globally, especially as Tiny Houses , as they can be seductively attractive with their modern looking lines, colours and shape - but one question we've been asked consistently is: "Are shipping containers Good or Bad as homes - and for the Environment?" Like many gre...