Tiny Home=Temporary Solution

“After losing their business, a restaurant, during the recession, Carl and Hari sold their comfortable three-bedroom, 1,500-square-foot home and began living in 168-square-foot shed built primarily from Craigstlist-sourced reclaimed materials for $12,000. While the 8-by-12-foot tiny home is mighty cute, let’s not forget that the Carl and Hari aren’t its only inhabitants: their two elementary school-aged children live there as well, sharing a sleeping loft above the bathroom. As Hari explains in the below video, the cheap-to-heat tiny house is just a temporary housing solution while the couple saves enough cash to build a larger (but still small-ish) mortgage-free home complete with a bathtub and “alone time” spaces. Here’s hoping it happens before the kids hit puberty.…”

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About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

2 Responses to Tiny Home=Temporary Solution

  1. Sadie says:

    I think this portable building is a great temporary solution for you guys. Good work on being so innovative and resourceful!

  2. Very nice!! there is so much information on this blog keep posting good information like this so that I can come back every day for some new info…
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