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    2016

    December 2, 2016

    Scotland’s Ancient Tiny Tradition

      Beautiful abandoned croft house in Strathcarron. -Photo by Dave Fergusson While many people view tiny houses as a new age style of living, it’s roots are actually quite ancient. Just as shepherd huts used to dot the count

    December 2, 2016

    Learn to Build Your Own Tiny House…and Much More!

    Tucked away in mid Wales, near the tiny village of Machynlleth, is the Centre for Alternative Technology, although many of the courses taught at the centre, are not what we would normally think of as technology. Founded in 1973 b

    November 10, 2016

    Exciting Tiny House Project is Backed By Leonardo DiCaprio

    Granton, a northern district of Edinburgh, will be the site for a groundbreaking new project, designed to help the homeless by providing them with tiny houses. They will live in the houses for one year while learning new skills to

    November 2, 2016

    Courses for Building Your Own Tiny House

    See our article on courses at the Centre for Alternative Technology here: Learn to Build Your Own Tiny House…and Much More!   The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), based in Wales, offers education on practical solu

    November 2, 2016

    The Welsh Den Company

            The Welsh Den Company will be exhibiting in the Farm Business Innovation Show in Birmingham, on the 9th and 10th of November. For tickets visit:  http://www.farmbusinessshow.co.uk   One of the la

    November 2, 2016

    Sharing Your Tiny House with Tiny Friends

      If you love animals, then the thought of living without one may be almost unthinkable – even to pursue your dream of living in a micro flat, tiny house or a narrowboat. But pets take up space – not to mention their sup

    November 2, 2016

    dwelle.ing

          A dwelling is simply defined as ‘a place to live.’ But the unusual spelling employed by architect Ric Frankland for his creations, implies that they’re something out of the ordinary. –And they truly a

    October 2, 2016

    Murphy Beds Are Popping Up Everywhere!

    A Murphy Bed by Clei Compact Living Solutions which folds down over the sofa.   Most articles with helpful tips on making small spaces work, almost always include at least a mention of Murphy beds in their list of clever furn

    October 2, 2016

    The ECOCAPSULE

      There is an intriguing new living system that has appeared on the tiny house landscape.  The Ecocapsule, is an exciting new option for individuals wanting to downsize, while maintaining a sustainable lifestyle.   The

    October 2, 2016

    A Home in the Highlands -and Beyond

        A careless insult delivered by a senior architect regarding the design quality of modern Scottish architecture, only served as a catalyst for brothers Alasdair and Neil Stephen. The brothers founded their architectu