Married Couple Living Tiny in a DIY Airstream Tiny Home

Married Couple Living Tiny in a DIY Airstream Tiny Home

Married Couple Living Tiny in a DIY Airstream Tiny Home

Married Couple Living Tiny in a DIY Airstream Tiny Home

why there weren’t more people celebrating living tiny in trailers such as an Airstream. I’m a semi – retired builder and designer, I specialized in Earth, Straw, and other appropriate building materials, and have been a proponent of small houses for many years.

I’ve built quite a few and lived in “alternative” housing much of my adult life, buses, trailers, barns, and tiny houses. A few years ago we ended up living in a suburban house so as to care for my wife Nicky’s ailing mother; our then 23yr old daughter pointed out that it was the first time in her life she’d seen us living in an ‘ordinary’ house.

Maybe it was this statement that prompted us to look forward and make plans for when we could move on. We considered buses, trucks and tiny houses on wheels and decided that we wanted a trailer, as its prime function was to travel easily throughout NZ, on both highways and more remote rural roads, and to park up for extended periods if we, or work, called for it. We also had an interest in simplifying and minimalism, a process we haven’t regretted.

We were pretty clear about what we required; a comfortable living space for 2 people, a small dog and a cat, and to be self -contained and easily moved. We spent quite some time with pen and paper, lists, and sketches. The trailer was in poor condition internally so I gutted it entirely, including removing all the linings so as to be able to rewire and replace the insulation. The water and grey water tanks needed replacing as did a considerable amount of the floor.
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Retired Couple Living in Tiny House Bliss

Retired Couple Living in Tiny House Bliss

The title admittedly is a bit misleading. John will be retiring shortly and him and his wife Val will be living in their tiny house full-time with their little dog and cat (that happens to have his own loft, nice!) In this video, Val gives us a tour of their soon to be full-time tiny house living abode in British Columbia, Canada. Thanks for the tour!

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Nomadic Couple Create Incredible Small Homestead

Nomadic Couple Create Incredible Small Homestead

Molly and Al lived an incredible life together on the road in their House Truck before finding their own idillic piece of land to set up a small homestead in the South Island of New Zealand. Their story shows an evolution from living in a house truck, to finding a more permanent solution for their retirement, that still allows them the freedom to hit the road when they desire.

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A Young Couple Find Freedom in Simple Living

A Young Couple Find Freedom in Simple Living

Peak Moment 160: Rather than follow the customary American dream, Tammy and Logan sold their home and car, and moved to a bikeable/walkable neighborhood in Sacramento, California. After reading Derrick Jensen’s writings, this couple used Your Money or Your Life as a means to get out of debt and, they feel, regain their lives and their future. While they recount the psychological challenges of facing a future of declining resources, the catalyst that continues to move them forward is a dream of living in an affordable tiny house within a supportive community.

Update: Watch our 2013 update: “Living Tiny, Finding Community” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZDiGT1V2AI Tammy and Logan fulfilled their dream of building a tiny house, and are now living in a small community in northern California.

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