BUILDING SMALL: SUSTAINABLE DESIGNS FOR TINY HOUSES & BACKYARD BUILDINGS
by David Stiles, Jeanie Stiles
2017 - paperback
Live large by building small!
Do you daydream about downsizing your living space? Or perhaps you long for a more eco-friendly and sustainable way of life. The tiny house movement continues to gain popularity as more and more people look to simplify their lives and reconnect with nature.
Building Small is your key to joining the tiny house revolution with designs for homes as well as a range of backyard buildings including workspaces and sheds. There's tons of practical how-to construction advice including best practices, common pitfalls and tips for the do-it-yourself carpenter. Within these pages you'll find:
• Complete plans for seven tiny houses
• Strategies for outfitting your tiny house with lighting, water, heating and waste removal
• Ideas for floor layout and interior design
• Success stories and inspirational photos of tiny homes
Whether you're considering a timber-framed cottage or a modular cube-style home, Building Small offers a wide range of approaches for planning and building your small structure.