All posts tagged: tiny houses

Living On The Road – The New Nomads

Mobility is the ultimate new form of freedom: freedom from routine, traditional values, and geographic restraints. Today we are to more mobile than ever, it has become quite common to spend time in different countries, work in various places and explore the world by moving around. Living on the Road Nomadic Housing Options

Airbnb Finds: The Rustic Modern Tiny House

If you enjoyed my Tiny Houses post series then you will love this Rustic Modern Tiny House from Airbnb. This charming little house was built by the Airbnb hosts themselves and the space consists of just 350 sq ft. This charming beauty is located in Portland and the hosts hold a Superhost badge on Airbnb so you know you are in good hands with them. The price per night is €90. I also have a $20 off coupon for you when you sign up with Airbnb.

Tiny Houses Special: Tengbom Micro Dorms

College and high school students are embracing the tiny house concept with gusto. One of the leading architecture firms in Sweden is right behind them with a series of affordable, portable micro dorms that are also environmentally friendly. The “10 smart square” dorms are only 107 square feet, but feature lofts, kitchen, living and dining areas and an interesting use of cross laminated wood. Tengbom Architects is working in collaboration with wood manufacturer Martinsons, real estate company AF Bostäder and Lund University in Sweden to develop sustainable and smart housing for students. The first unit was on display in the Virserum Art Museum in 2013 and this year there will be 22 units available for students to move in. Cross laminated timber is an engineered wood building system designed to complement light- and heavy-timber framing options. Because of its high strength and dimensional stability, it can be used as alternative to concrete, masonry and steel in many building types. The process is popular in Europe and is growing in availability in the U.S. The benefits …