Design, Simplicity, Small Housing

Life at Home in the 21st Century

“No archaeologist will fail to recognize the striking material signature of AD 2001-2005 America a thousand years from now.” – final sentence of the book Last week I wrote about the perfect house, in the sense of what a home would look like as a space for everything we need to live comfortably and nothing…

Small Housing

Why I Need to Build a Tiny House

For several reasons that I will discuss in a later post, I really want to build a tiny house. I’ve done most of the research, I’ve started my Sketchup 3D design course (thanks Tiny Nest), and I’m even in the middle of a mad sell-off of possessions on Craigslist so I’ll manage to squeeze into my…

Simplicity, Small Housing

My Dream to Live in a Tiny House

“Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.” -Leo Babauta The obsession started when a friend first showed me Tumbleweed Tiny Houses, a company in the states started by Jay Schafer. Tumbleweed has been a big part of starting what many are calling the tiny house movement, where thousands of people…