I recently read a Live Science article by Cari Nierenberg titled “Living Small: The Psychology of Tiny Houses” (linked below). In it the Cari describes some of the psychological aspects associated with the tiny house lifestyle. She states that the appeal of tiny houses to younger generations comes from their ability to meet the needs … More Why “Tiny” Gets You Psyched!
Tiny House Town (http://www.tinyhousetown.net/) is a blog that I recently stumbled upon. The creator, Jen, has been posting for two years with her focus being on tiny house living. She is personally drawn to their social, economical, and environmental benefits. I enjoyed reading through her blog as it contained ample examples of tiny houses (and … More Tiny House Town
`The first few were a little difficult to put in, and I may or may not have hammered a finger during the process… BUT once we got into our rhythm, the bathroom wall siding started going up quite easily. It was fun to watch as we added each uniquely patterned piece and see how they … More Check Out the Inside!
A recent article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, was discussing the proposal of a new law allowing tiny houses within some Atlanta residential zones. This legislation would only be applied to R-5 zones. In other words, in places that allow for duplexes. The intention is that this will be the first step in granting permission … More Potential Changes to Atlanta Laws
In an effort to stay somewhat on schedule, today we had an opportunity for an extra building day. Our main objective was getting more materials up onto the roof. In addition we were able to do some cleaning up from the recent foam application, paint primer on the sides of the windows/doors, and add some … More Making Up for the Rainy Days
Looking through a local newspaper I discovered that September 29th through October 1st, a tiny house festival will be held only an hour and twenty-minute drive away in Decatur, GA. Here there will be multiple tiny houses on display, experts in related fields, and vendors in attendance. In addition, you can learn about the benefits … More Local Tiny House Festival – This Fall
I recently watched a TEDx Talk covering tiny houses. In this forteen minute discussion the speaker, Amy Henion, covers the topics of explaining what tiny houses are, reasons for their popularity, and ways they can change your life. Her definition of a tiny houses is “small mobile houses built on travel trailers”. Amy’s directed audience … More TEDx Talk: What’s a Tiny House?
When recently visiting a friend I saw this book sitting on her coffee table, and I of course had to read it. This book provides profiles of several tiny house owners. In this section you will find a picture of each home, its floor plan, list of utilities. In addition, the author briefly discusses sourcing … More A Good Read