31 Dec '13, 5pm

7 tiny homes that celebrate simple living

7 tiny homes that celebrate simple living

From Tolkien-inspired tiny houses in Maryland to an interview with Jay Schafer , the creator of Tumbleweed Tiny House Company , MNN has explored plenty of living options for those who believe that less can be more. We haven’t, however, explored as many tiny houses as Kirsten Dirksen, co-creator of Fair Companies , a video series dedicated to the simpler side of sustainable living. Here are some of our favorite dispatches from Kirsten’s travels. Teen builds tiny house for a mortgage-free future When Austin Hay began contemplating leaving home, he decided he didn’t want to live in a dorm, or save for a 3,000-square-foot home with a two-car garage. Instead, he built his own 130-square-foot home to take with him when he moved. He even managed to throw a party in it to celebrate when it was done. Electricity-free tiny house encourages the contemplative life Living in a 120-squa...

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