This is a webpage devoted to listing as many examples
of people creating tiny houses or adapting to life in
as I can find, in the hope that it might embolden people
to follow suit and embrace a more minimalist,
less consumeristic lifestyle.
These smaller structures embody the understanding that
less is more and that a life of accumulation,
of filling in spaces with bought stuff,
is an impediment to happiness and should be avoided.
This is mainly a links page, and I cannot
guarantee anything at all about the sites that
I am offering links to,
but I try to periodically search for and add links
that are fresh and to thereby offer something useful and
interesting. I remove bad links and projects when I find them.
If you have a site worth adding, or experiences to
relate in making or living in tiny houses or micro apartments, please contact me.
For the former page about shipping container-based
I switched my Firmitas website's main page over
to tiny structures because although it is true that shipping containers offer
many advantages, like durability and stackability,
and it is good to reuse unwanted steel containers,
tiny houses and to a lesser extent micro apartments offer the prospect of
being built from mostly
locally-sourced natural products, which is better for
A tiny house is roughly defined as being less than 750 square feet
(70 square meters), or 500 square feet (45 sq. m) depending
on whom you ask.