Month: July 2018

  • 27
    Jul

    LIVING UNDER THE RADAR

    Building and/or parking without local approval is setting the Tiny House owner up for a version of living “under the radar”. It is not for the faint of heart...

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  • 27
    Jul

    THE END OF CREATIVE DESIGN

    This is 46th year of practice. I have completed 202 projects. I have witnessed dramatic transitions both within and surrounding my profession, and I’m sad to share that what...

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  • 27
    Jul

    PARKING FIRST

    I’m reading more often, on other Tiny Community pages, posts and replies about the difficulty if finding legal parking that are a testament to the fact that going tiny...

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  • 27
    Jul

    READY TO ROLL OR SITE-BUILT?

    As a tiny house designer, I enjoy pushing the edges of what is expected. My question now is: ” How much of your tiny life do you need to...

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  • 27
    Jul

    TINY HOUSES FOR THE HOMELESS

    With the catastrophic wildfires in Northern Cal, we have a unique opportunity to advance the value of tiny housing. While “the homeless” were previously limited to the socio-economic class...

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  • 27
    Jul

    TINY HOUSE HOLIDAYS

    Ever wonder what to give your friends who are living tiny? NOTHING! But you could offer to take something away for them. Tiny living means no single use (or...

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  • 27
    Jul

    COMPOSTING vs SEPTIC. Things to consider.

    Both composting and septic systems are intended to convert the deadly ecoli bacteria to safe compost. Both systems have very specific requirements. Both must raise the temperature of the...

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  • 27
    Jul

    TINY HOUSE CODES

    Last week there was a meeting with principals of two leading Tiny House inspection companies, Alex Ontiveros from Pacific West Tiny House and Barbara Reilly from Bildsworth International. They...

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  • 27
    Jul

    WHICH CAD PROGRAM TO USE FOR DESIGNING YOUR OWN TINY HOUSE

    Learning a design program to create your own plans is adding another layer to the almost insurmountable task of building your own tiny house from scratch as a first...

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