This funny and insightful talk from TEDxHouston, builder Dan Phillips tours us through a dozen homes he’s built in Texas using recycled and reclaimed materials in wildly creative ways. Brilliant, low-tech design details will refresh your own creative drive.
So recently things have blown up with the Yahoo video, but PBS also posted a video. Talking about the motivations, construction and counter-consumer culture trend this video hits the nail on the head. I first found this through Michael over at Tiny House Design and Tammy over at Rowdy Kittens both really good blogs.
I wonder if the Tiny House Movement is gaining traction? Are people rethinking normal, is bigger better?
This video of Matt Ridley is pretty interesting, a while back I read his book called Genome, which was great! In this video he is showing how human kind has prospered because the exchange of ideas, how we benefit from it. I couldn’t help but apply this thinking to housing. The Tiny House Movement is a largely internet-based social/thought movement. As a cause we have thrived by sharing our ideas about housing, its problems and how Tiny Houses address it.
Tonight’s show is unique and out of the box places to find information on living small, living tiny or living with a small footprint. This will also be relevant to homesteading, off the grid living, and back to the land folks.