Mini Urban EcoVillage with 2 Tiny Homes

Meet best friends Becca & Anthony and Kate & Brad created a mini urban ecovillage of sorts. Their little tiny home community is in a lush backyard oasis, featuring their respective tiny homes—a garage conversion ADU and tiny house on wheels. Importantly, this is all legally possible in Portland, Oregon, due to their progressive relaxed…

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Granny Flats Not Just for Your Gran! Advantages of ADUs

Make the Most of Your Backyard You might be familiar with the term granny flats or mother-in-law suites. Did you know that’s a kind ADU? It is also known as an accessory dwelling unit, often a foundation-based tiny home. However, a tiny house on wheels (THOWs) can be one. Nowadays, eco-friendly housing solutions are on…

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Maker’s Plant-Filled Tiny Home ADU with Studio

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Denise Bayron is a multi-talented maker living in a tiny home ADU (accessory dwelling unit) in Oakland, California. She is a knitwear designer and sewing patternmaker with a knack for small space design. By creating zones, Denise organized her layout into distinct areas, maximizing efficiency and aesthetics. Yet her foundation-based tiny house still feels open…

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The MOST Common Tiny House Parking Spot

Backyard Tiny House Parking Creates Informal Cohousing Community Revisiting Today’s Tiny House Parking Spot, Episode 6 In this episode, we parked in my sister Nicole’s backyard in northern Utah. It’s a wonderful way to visit family, striking a perfect balance—enjoying our private space and fun time together, as we choose. During our stay, we had…

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