A different way to build a house #35 - Tiny houses

by Marshall Brain

Here is an 84 square foot cabin - smaller than a single parking space in a parking lot:

Her house is dwarfed by this 100 square foot home:

Then he upgraded to 120 square feet:

And this 325 square foot house called the MiniHome is a mansion:

There's an idea that if we were all to live as we do in the West, we would need an additional 10 planets. So instead of saying, Well thats absurd, we cant have 10 more planets, why dont we reduce our consumption, our impact, to one tenth? So what weve done here is one tenth the gas, one tenth the water, and in fact one one hundredth the electrical consumption of a conventional home.

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