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8 Amazing Tiny Houses

Living small can be affordable, comfortable, stylish and eco-friendly.

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1.) E.D.G.E.

The E.D.G.E. can be used for year-round living. It has 320 square feet living space on the ground floor with two 80 square foot sleeping lofts above. Although small, the large windows and uncluttered floor plan make it airy and comfortable.
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The E.D.G.E. can be used for year-round living. It has 320 square feet living space on the ground floor with two 80 square foot sleeping lofts above. Although small, the large windows and uncluttered floor plan make it airy and comfortable.

2.) Tumbleweed Tiny Houses

The original tiny house company, Tumbleweed has a variety of sizes and interior layouts to choose from. You can buy plans and build yourself or buy already made for a very affordable home on wheels.
Via tumbleweedhouses.com

The original tiny house company, Tumbleweed has a variety of sizes and interior layouts to choose from. You can buy plans and build yourself or buy already made for a very affordable home on wheels.

A tiny but comfy space to curl up in.
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A tiny but comfy space to curl up in.

3.) Earthship

Earthships are glorious constructions using a radical approach to systems we currently have in our homes. Made largely of recycled materials, one must research before delving into such a DIY building project. If this labor-intensive home is successfully built, you can live off-grid without giving up comfort. Plus, a year-round vegetable and fruit garden is an important part of the entire design! Oftentimes the opposite of tiny, the survival (basic) model is as compact as Earthships come at around 500 square feet.
Via earthship.com

Earthships are glorious constructions using a radical approach to systems we currently have in our homes. Made largely of recycled materials, one must research before delving into such a DIY building project. If this labor-intensive home is successfully built, you can live off-grid without giving up comfort. Plus, a year-round vegetable and fruit garden is an important part of the entire design! Oftentimes the opposite of tiny, the survival (basic) model is as compact as Earthships come at around 500 square feet.

An Earthship system.
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An Earthship system.

4.) The 12.20 House

This is a one-off design from Brazil that can be used as inspiration. It has 484 square feet of living space with a spacious open-concept floor plan. The bathroom is tucked behind the kitchen and the living room is concealed behind an etched window.
Via humble-homes.com

This is a one-off design from Brazil that can be used as inspiration. It has 484 square feet of living space with a spacious open-concept floor plan. The bathroom is tucked behind the kitchen and the living room is concealed behind an etched window.

Floor plan for the 12.20 House.
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Floor plan for the 12.20 House.

5.) Shipping container homes

Whether buying a prefab model or having a container delivered to you from the dockyard, the possibilities are almost endless. Multiple containers can be arranged by architects to build large homes, but in our case, one small container can also be a canvas for the design-savvy homeowner to create a sanctuary within. The version above includes living walls to hide the austere metal exterior and make an inviting little space.
Via tinyhouseblog.com

Whether buying a prefab model or having a container delivered to you from the dockyard, the possibilities are almost endless. Multiple containers can be arranged by architects to build large homes, but in our case, one small container can also be a canvas for the design-savvy homeowner to create a sanctuary within. The version above includes living walls to hide the austere metal exterior and make an inviting little space.

A prefab model from Cargotecture priced at about $60 000.
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A prefab model from Cargotecture priced at about $60 000.

6.) Camano Cabin

This one-off design from V+C Architects is beautiful inside and very well planned. A wonderful inspiration for living small!
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This one-off design from V+C Architects is beautiful inside and very well planned. A wonderful inspiration for living small!

Bright, roomy interior of the Camano Cabin.
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Bright, roomy interior of the Camano Cabin.

7.) Armadilla Pod

Found at a campground in Scotland, these little pods have it all! A bathroom with shower, tiny kitchenette, and a couch that turns into a bed. If you plan to live in one, you'd probably need to increase the size of the pod or heighten to put a bedroom loft above the ground floor, but some may think these pods are perfect the way they are.
Via lochnessglamping.co.uk

Found at a campground in Scotland, these little pods have it all! A bathroom with shower, tiny kitchenette, and a couch that turns into a bed. If you plan to live in one, you'd probably need to increase the size of the pod or heighten to put a bedroom loft above the ground floor, but some may think these pods are perfect the way they are.

The bathroom is very compact.
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The bathroom is very compact.

8.) NOMAD Micro Homes

These Canadian prefab permanent homes are 10' by 10' with three floor plans to choose from. You can have your tiny home delivered to your site for under $30 000 CDN, which is incredible when you consider how nice and livable they are inside. For colder climates, these micro homes are insulated for Canadian winters!
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These Canadian prefab permanent homes are 10' by 10' with three floor plans to choose from. You can have your tiny home delivered to your site for under $30 000 CDN, which is incredible when you consider how nice and livable they are inside. For colder climates, these micro homes are insulated for Canadian winters!

Look at the smartly-incorporated stairs above the kitchen counter!
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Look at the smartly-incorporated stairs above the kitchen counter!

The NOMAD bedroom loft is airy.
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The NOMAD bedroom loft is airy.

A very livable, tiny space! I might have a Canadian bias, but I'd love to call one of these little beauties home.
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A very livable, tiny space! I might have a Canadian bias, but I'd love to call one of these little beauties home.

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