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10/20/2015
Shipping container homes are the biggest trend in sustainable architecture of today. Discover the innovative solutions they offer for green and off-grid living.
11/13/2014
We asked our readers to share their tiny homes: The only criteria was that they be 1000-square-feet or less. Gain inspiration with these small homes from our community of readers who love their tiny homes.
8/13/2014
Building a tiny home from an old camper trailer brought a sense of community when family and friends pitched in to help.
7/15/2014
See how one blogger made the decision to build a tiny house and her plans to build it herself.
1/16/2012
Innermost House, a 144-square-foot off-grid cabin in Northern California, provides a retreat for Michael Anthony and Diana Lorence to pursue simple living.
9/9/2011
Perched atop a cliff overlooking Montana’s Flathead Lake, this 830-square-foot off-grid cabin steps lightly on its site so as not to disturb osprey nesting in the surrounding forest.
8/11/2011
At only 156 square feet and just 4 feet across at its widest, the Keret House in Warsaw, Poland, might just be the skinniest tiny house ever.
7/11/2011
The miniHome by Sustain Design Studio puts a modern twist on traditional trailer design.
6/22/2011
This 275-square-foot cabin on the shores of Lake Simcoe in Ontario provides its owners with a comfortable vantage point for watching sunsets and enjoying nature.
6/14/2011
This 433-square-foot floating home on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, feels spacious and airy on the inside.
5/24/2011
Built from a recycled shipping container, the 160-square-foot Surfshack uses folding, moveable panels and smart design to fit all the creature comforts of home into a durable, weather-proof frame, creating a home-away-from-home on the Washington coast for an avid surfer.
5/18/2011
In her new book, Micro-Green: Tiny Houses in Nature, Mimi Zeiger profiles 36 creative, innovative small dwellings that represent a 'new, rich architectural typology.' Here are eight great examples to start fueling your fantasies.
5/9/2011
Designed to be a comfortable, modern home with a minimum impact on the environment, the Cube generates its own energy and proves that you don't have to sacrifice creature comforts to live in a small space.
1/24/2011
Keep your storage off the floor and decorate your home using birdcages.
12/20/2010
Guest blogger Jaci Kennison explores creative storage solutions to declutter her small space.




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