Small homes made from shipping containers have become increasingly popular. As a result of demand Hive Modular has launched a new company called InterModal Design that now offers six container cabin designs.
Tarsha has made a lot of progress on her tiny house, the most striking is the bright coat of red paint. Plumbing and electrical are also underway and the solar panels are now mounted on the roof.
The Treehouse Diaries: How to Live Wild in the Woods by Nick Weston captures what he learned while living off the land and in a treehouse after escaping the rat race in London.
Secrets of Shed Building is running their third design competition, this time for a shed with exterior space they are calling a Porch Shed. Entries close on May 15, 2010. For complete details and competition rules see the Secrets of Shed Building website.
James Ward, a carpenter and builder in the UK offers unique custom made beach huts. His website even says his huts are available outside the UK.
Pushkara Sally Ashford is on tour in this great little gypsy vardo that was hand crafted by long time tiny house builder Steve Habersetzer in collaboration with many other artisans.
The folks at Arial Home have posted a couple short videos on YouTube that show how they heat water with a rocket stove and collect rain water from the roofs of their tiny prefab homes.
One of my regular readers, Dav, sent me a link to this great little foot bridge and hut on Instructables. He and I see the basic structure of a little cabin. The instructable shows mostly how to build the bridge but at the end there is a little bit about the hut. Thanks for the link Dav!
The folks at FreeGreen.com have launched a new website called Better House Plans and have included a tiny house section. Right now the selection is a little small but they are looking for house designers to contribute their plans and make them available through this centralized resource.