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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wee homes leave a smaller footprint

Posted by Dawn-Ann on June 24, 2009

Tiny homes have long intrigued me ever since my best friend Wendy and I planned to buy a camper and make like gypsies. We were very young, with dreams of travelling adventures and far horizons. Even now I think about downsizing sometimes just for simplicity’s sake.

So, naturally, I was excited to stumble over all these little, wee houses. Apparently with the economic downturn they are becoming a bit of a rage. They are affordable, often portable, and very cost effective – though I wonder how they’d fare in a cold Canadian winter.

Anyway, thought I’d share some of these links. Enjoy!

IC Green (get it?) creates living space from shipping containers.
The Jetson Green blog features some posts on green prefab homes.
Sustain.ca creates mini homes and travel trailers.
Habode homes have a sleek style.

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