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Jenine Alexander's homemade mobile tiny house
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DIY Tiny House for less than $3,500

...and low-impact living - and if thinking of buying a Tiny House on wheels for sale locally, read this first. Here she offers a tour of her Tiny House and shares some of her thoughts on how to live big in a tiny space. With some ingenuity and hard work, Jenine Alexander demonstrates that in the end, the most im...

A sustainably built, ultra modern and affordable tiny house
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NOMAD Micro Home fuelled by crowd funding, takes green building world by storm.

...and "handyman" level carpentry skills. This is very much a Tiny House for permanent siting, rather than a Tiny Home on Wheels for Sale From their old indiegogo site : "With a cool factor set at maximum, this groundbreaking tiny house is flat-packed in a box that's ready for shipment anywhere on the planet and is ...

A Tiny House for sale locally set me thinking, should I buy a Tiny Home?
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ARE TINY HOUSES FOR SALE LOCALLY A GOOD CHOICE FOR A FIRST HOME?

...Tiny House living. Beautiful Tiny Homes are for sale all over the USA and Canada but the question remains, could I live in a Tiny Home? TL;DR – A Tiny Home isn't for me (and here's why) For me personally, as much as I would enjoy the potential financial freedom a Tiny House can offer, and think that they’re c...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
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Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...Tiny House Design The staples of tiny house design seem to be the following - low ceilings over a narrow galley kitchen and a tiny stand-up shower (where you would be lucky to reach all the places you want to wash), over which is a loft bedroom with little-to-no head room and a ladder smack in the middle of your kitc...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...and therein lies a big part of the problem; most often you need to keep them moving, and that takes fuel. There have been some changes lately that are quite promising, And THIA (Tiny Home Industry Association) has made great strides with cities and counties across the US to make tiny Houses legal to park and live in,...

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

...andard sizes starting at 550 square feet perfect as Tiny Houses on foundations rather than wheels, and also offer custom design work. Different packages are available starting with just the timber frame and shell (walls, windows and doors), up to complete interior packages. FabCab is not alone in the move towards sus...

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
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Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...and they can be of higher quality with better energy-efficiency and performance for the same cost as a site-built house. And Le Refuge was designed and optimized to arrive on a flatbed truck fully finished and ready to move in - oozing practicality and high-end finishes and specification without all the hassle of DIY o...

The Affordable Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab 2 Bed kit home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab 2 bed kit home

...and they can be of higher quality with better energy-efficiency and performance for the same cost as a site-built house. And Le Refuge was designed and optimized to arrive on a flatbed truck fully-finished and almost ready to move in - oozing practicality and high-end finishes and specification without all the hassle o...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...and for a very long and low-maintenance lifespan. These prefab eco homes are truly exceptional - and not simply in the minds of a marketing department - they were designed, engineered and built that way. " Bâtiment Pré-Fab and Écohabitation were outstandingly compatible partners in this project. The experience and ex...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...and adhesives will be less toxic, and while silicone has a heavy ecological footprint in production, it's inert and harmless after it dries. Choosing interior doors: Reclaimed doors Pros : Reusing materials diverts waste from landfills and reduces manufacturing, shipping and foresting. Depending on the quality ...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...and carbon footprint and a virtual "hands-on" experience for learning about new sustainable building products and installation techniques. We at Ecohome are hoping this speeds the adoption of better sustainable construction products and methods, and makes training quicker and easier to encourage more people into the ...