Tiny House Designing, Building and Living (Paperback)
Do you have what it takes to live tiny?
Do you dream of simplifying your life, freeing up your financial resources and ditching all of the clutter in your life? Learn the ins and outs of what it really takes to achieve the dream of designing, building and living in a tiny house of 400 square feet or less!
Tiny house professionals, Gabriella and Andrew Morrison, have been involved in the trade for over 20 years, helping others to construct their own tiny homes. They have instilled all of their expertise and firsthand experience into this newly updated guide.
Tiny House Designing, Building & Living is the one-stop manual into the innovative concept of minimalist living. There are dozens of helpful images and a full-color insert displaying different varieties of tiny houses to help you conceptualize your dream.
In this newly updated guide you'll discover:
• Advice on how to embrace the tiny house lifestyle!
• How to design and build a house that's an ideal fit for your needs.
• The variations of foundation types, financing, insurance and legal standards.
• Building techniques, must-have utilities, off-the-grid living and home placement.
• Inspiration for functional décor and storage.
• Three tiny house floor plans with detailed illustrations!
About the Author
Gabriella Morrison has lived in all types and sizes of homes, from an ocean-side mansion to an 80-square-foot historic log cabin, to a sailboat, and everything in between. She has been involved in the construction trade for over 20 years, from remodels to new construction. She currently lives in a small casita in rural Mexico.
Andrew Morrison has been a professional builder for over 20 years and co-authored the first nationally recognized tiny house building code: Appendix Q of the International Residential Code. Andrew is also a teacher who has inspired over 3,000 students in more than 100 workshops around the world. He has created several instructional DVD series, including The How-To Guide to Building a Tiny House.