30 May '14, 6pm

Microtopia documentary explores tiny houses, micro-dwellings, off-grid and minimalist living

Microtopia documentary explores tiny houses, micro-dwellings, off-grid and minimalist living

Tiny houses are a popular topic here on TreeHugger, and with good reason. Many of us live in houses that are way too big for our needs, and which cause us to commit a large portion of our money and resources to simply maintaining the status quo. Downsizing to a tiny house can be a way of living more sustainably, with less stress on our finances and on the environment, and help us to pare down our lifestyle to something more appropriate and focused on the essentials, instead of accumulating more stuff that can end up weighing us down. The trend of wanting to make the move to smaller houses, tiny houses, portable houses, and to live with less stuff, isn't unique to the tiny house crowd, and this documentary features some of the leading thinkers and designers of that movement, including tiny house pioneer Jay Shafer . The Microtopia documentary, from director Jesper Wachtmeis...

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