Tiny house communities are not a new concept at all. The desire for living amongst like-minded people has been a strong one throughout history and it especially robust in the modern tiny house movement. Since the beginning of 2017 the idea of organized community in a populated and more urban environment (with its respective level…

YouTube is a curious place. There was once a time when it could be quite lucrative for budding filmmakers, new media personalities, and authentic documentarians. But as smartphones have gotten smarter and their cameras more defined, as more drone pilots have emerged, and more, younger filmmakers have emerged, YouTube has become less of an appealing…

Is there something in the water that keeps affordable, attractive, and simple constructs from crossing over to the United States from the United Kingdom? There seem to be a host of products available in the UK that simply are not available in the US. The log cabin series from Natural Gardener Company seems to fall…

Over the past few years several designs approaches and building techniques have emerged in the tiny house and small house world including the flat pack house, the digitally printed house, and the single tool tiny house. It seems as if only the SIP house has gained any market share or popularity amongst builders. That may…

There is no doubt that their is a continued housing problem in America. It isn’t necessarily that housing isn’t available or that financing isn’t available. The problem is that the size of homes is growing larger than families need, the costs are going up exponentially (and this is based on a number of factors), and…

We all know YouTube is like going down the rabbit hole in Alice In Wonderland. You are looking for a particular video. You find it of course but YouTube recommends a number of videos on the right side of the page. They have some common denominator but that can often be difficult to source. Click…

Marcus Sisk is for all intensive purposes, a normal guy. Sure he traveled to Taos, New Mexico in 2012 to study with famed Earthship architect, Michael Reynolds, and his crew. And yes he returning to TN, emptied hisĀ savings and began construction of Middle Tennessee’s first Simple Survival Earthship. But what young man doesn’t do those…

Through the past year or two it has become increasingly hard to find tiny house rentals on smaller, non-corporate sites. Sure there have been some decent attempts a time or two but somehow they just fall short or lose appeal due to a lack of development or true interest. It seems we are all just…

Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Katrina caused severe destruction along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure. Over fifty breaches in New Orleans’s hurricane surge protection alone…

I never gave much thought to domes before. I have seen them in cities across the world and in photos of places I’ve never traveled. From coberls to cloisters, onion to oval, domes are everywhere. Put most of us know them as public buildings with political or religious purpose including these, considered the top 5…

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