Learn to Build Your Own Tiny House, Hands-On

Posted on August 29, 2012

 

From the tinyhouseblog: Good info on why tiny houses make sense. Plus a workshop that I can’t attend. Sad smile

There is no question that we, especially here in America, have built our houses too b16-300x200[1]ig in†the†last 50 years. The last 20 years especially have been the worst in terms of super sizing our homes. We have gone over the deep end and for some reason, we continue to build houses that have enough space to shelter 30 people and yet only 2 or 3 actually live in them. The amount of resources necessary to build and maintain these homes is immense and the impacts, both environmentally and financially, are huge. You’ll likely be shocked to know just how much each hour you spend awake in your home actually costs!

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