18 May '11, 10pm

8 Great Micro-Houses

8 Great Micro-Houses

Tags: tiny houses , microhouses , Micro-Green: Tiny Houses in Nature , Mimi Zeiger , small houses , tiny house movement , Robyn Griggs Lawrence “The tiny house movement has emerged in the last few years as more than a trend,” Mimi Zeiger writes in MicroGreen: Tiny Houses in Nature , a collection of 36 tiny building experiments published by Rizzoli this month. “What began as a few individuals following the lead of folks like Jay Shafer of the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company is now a new, rich architectural typology.” Zeiger features a range of environmentally friendly tiny dwellings from across the globe in her luscious book, and she gave us permission to share a few. The following eight homes reflect the diversity in design, materials and philosophies that Zeiger chronicles. This book is a must-read for anyone who’s passionate about tiny houses. “Flake House” Dwell meets Abe...

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