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TINY HOMES

There has been a lot of discussion about small homes - compact, sustainable, off grid, interesting design. Quite a few of us seem interested in the idea, if not the reality quite just yet!

I love the idea. I keep telling people I would be happy to live in a tent if I had my garden around it. A well built small home would be better!

We can but dream.

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EZYBLOX AUSTRALIA

Started by Lissa. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Apr 14. 3 Replies

We supply and install complete engineered small home solutions for every application. As a licensed building company with many years of experience building habitable class dwellings, we have put all…Continue

Tags: granny flat, house, tiny houses

Self-Supporting Villages

Started by Elaine de Saxe. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Jan 8. 5 Replies

From Europe where villages are more common than here in Australia. A good read and some useful progress…Continue

Tags: self-sustaining villages, regen villages

HOUSING 101

Started by Lissa. Last reply by Christa Dec 9, 2017. 45 Replies

HOUSING 101Housing101 is a company set up to retrofit high quality steel transportable buildings into stylish small and tiny houses, granny…Continue

Tags: house, tiny house

WINDOWS THAT CONVERT TO A BALCONY

Started by Lissa. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Dec 1, 2017. 1 Reply

Great idea for any tiny house:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-7d0akwEOQContinue

Tags: balcony, window, house, tiny house

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Comment by Lissa on June 3, 2018 at 16:30

Thanks Jess :)

Comment by Jess Osborne on June 3, 2018 at 15:46

Hey guys 

Im delivering workshops at Northey st City Farm just did one yesterdau https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/9-steps-to-a-sustainable-home-ticke...

I believe the next one will be Oct. So look out for this. We are also working on the online course right now so that will launch mid Sept.

:)

Comment by Lissa on September 13, 2017 at 4:58

Isn't this just the prettiest little thing. It's at the Wongari Eco Retreat but looks perfect to me as a tiny house.

Comment by Phil on March 3, 2016 at 8:03
And a little extreme even for the most frugal of us! Christa have you read about MOs (multiple occupany)? Great idea but also many challenges..... There are lots of communities like this in the Northern Rivers region of NSW so you could perhaps visit one if you are going on the Daleys trip.
Comment by Lissa on March 2, 2016 at 18:46

Now that is tiny. Trying to figure out where the loo is! I would need some outdoor cover area to go with it - or that meeting house you talk of Christa.

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on March 2, 2016 at 16:58

Convincing the council to have a multiple dwelling on a suburban or even a semi-rural block will be the challenge. 

Comment by Christa on March 2, 2016 at 14:04

Found this on a website, wouldn't it be great if we could be satisfied with this single living tiny A- frame.  You could build a little community of tiny houses with a larger meeting house. So many positives, using a combined garden, sharing water and power etc.  Though there are negatives, everyone would have to get used to me in my pyjamas for a couple of hours in the morning.

Comment by Lissa on February 28, 2016 at 16:41

Remarkable story about Peter and the village he built Dave.

Comment by Dave Riley on February 28, 2016 at 13:18

Architecture of note.


Today's Headline:'Cyclone Winston: Village built by Australian man for Fiji's poor su...

I'm a corrugated iron junkie. Love the stuff. And it works in Fiji.The design is brilliant...esp with the breezeway...esp in the tropics/sub tropics. 

 Great images of these wonderful homes. $12,000 each to build..

Comment by Lissa on December 14, 2015 at 17:41

We're all impressed with the photos of the Blackbutt house Christine. Looks like it's all decorated and liveable these days.

 
 
 

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