What Living In A Dumpster Taught This Startup Founder About Designing Tiny Homes

They need to be sleek and tech-enabled–and the startup Kasita realized that creating a space that small is a task better left to product designers than architects.

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5 Genius Tiny-House Ideas That Work Wonders for Big Houses, Too

Life seems easier in a tiny house. After all, there are only a few rooms to clean and very little clutter to deal with. Perhaps that’s why many of us find tiny-house living so inspiring—even if we don’t want to actually squeeze into one ourselves.

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Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing things about the tiny house world is observing the immense creative variety within the constraints of these small spaces, all attempting to answer the perennial question, “How can one make the most of a couple hundred square feet?”

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A District architect thinks old Metro train cars should be turned into tiny houses

The most annoying thing on the Metro is when the train stops and you just sit there, immobile. For what Arthur Cotton Moore has in mind, that would not be a problem. Moore is a well-known architect, a District native whose touch can be seen in various places around town. The octogenarian’s latest idea? To take decommissioned Metro cars and, rather than scrap them — “What a waste!” he says — transform them into housing for the city’s homeless people.

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Why Can’t I Get a Tiny Home?

Like many millennials, my wife and I don’t want a big house. But that’s all we can get a loan for.

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These Tiny Houses Help Minimum Wage Workers Become Homeowners

With monthly mortgage payments at $1 a square foot, the houses offer a path to home ownership in just seven years.

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