Helicoptered Home – 5 Minute Set Up

Here’s an example or extreme prefab… pre-build the whole house and fly it in. “In remote lake-and-hill country within Switzerland, building on site is often not an option – some spots are, at best, accessible only by motorcycle, small car or boat. This house was dropped off and installed in record speed.” Read more about […]

Yonderosa Update

The little cabin at Yonderosa is really coming along and the detailed craftsmanship really shows inside and out. This cabin is located in a remote part of Washington. Yonderosa Update

Yonderosa Update

One of the tiny house projects I’ve been following this past year is the cabin nicknamed Yonderosa. The latest blog post is a great summary of all the progress made on this tiny house in a remote spot up in eastern Washington. Yonderosa Update

Tiny House in the Outback

Remote cabins often need clever solutions for securing them while the owner is away. Here’s a great solution for an isolated home. It’s a 10′ by 10′ two-story prefab house with a rainwater collection system and metal flip-up siding. It’s located in Australia. Great design and definitely has a lot of potential for sparking the […]

Urban Rancher Update

I’ve been really impressed with the progress the Urban Rancher has been making in the mountains outside Los Angeles. His simple design and good choice of materials is going to give him and great little remote cabin. His most recent update was to add galvalume roofing. Urban Rancher Update

Arctic Shed

2-B-2 Architecture has a shelter solution for those working in the extreme conditions of the Arctic. This until will support three people and is moved from site to site. Arctic Shed

Urban Rancher Weatherproofs

Feeling the cold begin to settle into the mountains around Los Angeles, yes it can actually snow there, the Urban Rancher works though the pain in his hands caused by days of hammering and begins to close in his cabin. Urban Rancher Weatherproofs


Progress at Yonderosa is coming along nicely. I bet they’ll have their little cabin finished in no time now. The interior still needs work but as you can see the exterior is nearly complete. See the latest update at Yonderosa. Learn more about this cabin in eastern Washington.

Fire Lookout Towers

When I was a kid I can remember my dad telling me about fire lookout towers and how he had once imagined a career as a forest ranger and what it might be like to spend a summer in a remote one-room tower. My dad didn’t follow his forestry passion and instead become a child […]


This is a wonderful story of a remote tiny house under construction. Now that the snow has melted construction has resumed and their blog is getting updated regularly with photos of the amazing property. Be sure to check out Yonderosa.