Tiny houses in Georgia: What are the possibilities and limits? Tiny houses are making a big impression. The lower cost and emphasis on an efficient use of space make tiny houses a compelling less-is-more, affordable housing option. Despite their popularity, the growth of tiny houses as a form of housing face many challenges. Next month … More HDRC Friday Housing Forum focuses on tiny houses
We are back in class and getting ready to build the 2016 TinyDawg House with 14 undergraduate students. This year, students are learning construction basics by a building their own tiny house – for Eastern Bluebirds.
It’s moving day for the tiny house. The house is on its way to Walker Organic Farms in Sylvania, Georgia through our partnership with Georgia Organics, a statewide nonprofit organization that promotes organic farming. The partnership supports the service-learning focus of the course by connecting our course to an identified community need. We will be providing … More Big day for the Tiny Dawg House
Thanks to this great group of students (and George) the Tiny Dawg House is ready to go home. A great semester with an awesome group of UGA students!
As my last semester as an undergrad comes to an end, I’ve been ruminating things and want to offer a final submission to the blog. I hope the audience has enjoyed our post of our challenges and successes. My group with Jenna and Joel offered out proposals for the next tiny house during our last … More DIY Floorplans Online
Just checking in! Here’s our flooring installation yesterday. White oak.
I had a blast in the tiny house. A great birthday weekend. I had five friends visit me (at most four of us were there at one time) and everyone was impressed by the house. Everything worked great (and the shower was surprisingly big!), there was a lot of natural light during the day, and … More Matt N.’s Tiny House Weekend – pt. 2
Here in a tiny house, I am spending my weekend… and today is my birthday! I wanted to make this weekend extra special by taking a stay-cation. And I am enjoying it! I got here last night and will stay here tonight too. It’s like staying in a quaint cabin in the heart of Athens. … More Matt N.’s Tiny House Weekend – pt. 1
Our work group made a lot of progress on the interior of the tiny house today. Noah, Taylor and I were all busy at work with Berle and George plugging away on installing the interior wall paneling. Never mind the fact that the photos turned out so blurry–you get the idea.