• Beautiful Tiny Turf House in Iceland – Full Tour & Interview
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    Beautiful Tiny Turf House in Iceland – Full Tour & Interview

    Hey everyone, it’s Danielle from Exploring Alternatives. In this video we’re going to tour a traditional Icelandic turf house. Turf houses are the original green buildings because they source local materials. Here in Southern Iceland that means they’re using turf from the local wetlands and lava stones. Building thick walls like this insulates the houses against wind and cold weather. And another really interesting thing about them is that they’re built to be recycled and reused so one turf house will last for one generation and then the next generation will tear it down, install new turf but reuse all the old stones. The stones you’ll see in these houses…

  • Living Tiny Legally, Part 1 (Documentary)- Innovative Tiny House Zoning
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    Living Tiny Legally, Part 1 (Documentary)- Innovative Tiny House Zoning

    People look at this phenomenon, and I think part of what’s driving the media frenzy with it is it looks ridiculous. Why would anybody do that? Then there’s a second thought that comes in, that says Oh no, what’s really ridiculous is living in my 2,500 square foot house that I have to work 50 hours a week to support and I don’t really have a life. So that’s what’s ridiculous. The interest to live tiny within metropolitan Atlanta is huge. I started Tiny House Atlanta organically a year and a half ago and it has grown from the first 11 to over 1,150 members. I am contacted weekly on…

  • Tiny House Hunters: Livin’ Tiny in the Orchard | HGTV
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    Tiny House Hunters: Livin’ Tiny in the Orchard | HGTV

    ANNOUNCER: Across the nation, people are going small– really small. With a budget of $100,000, Ben and Erin have been on the hunt for a tiny home to build on their orchard in Hood River, Oregon. Their builder Jim has shown them several custom models, and now it’s decision time. First up is a 400 square foot home priced at $75,000. That is the house that I thought felt a little tight. I did not like that you had to walk through the kitchen or the bathroom to get to the bedroom, and that was your only option. BEN: Yeah, but it was a galley kitchen. Well, that’s not a…

  • A Snowboarder’s Unbelievable Tiny House
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    A Snowboarder’s Unbelievable Tiny House

    Mike Basich was a snowboarding pioneer. But after hundreds of competitions that brought money and fame, he went in search of something different. [ROCK MUSIC PLAYING] Welcome. Thank you. It’s such a rush just to get up here. [MUSIC PLAYING] When did you first get into snowboarding? My mom was always looking for something different and fun for us to try out, so that’s how we discovered it. And the sport had no rules. And that’s where– that kept us in it, because no one was telling us what to do. Oh! Ouch! From 7 to about 14 years old, I had epilepsy. And so being different than everyone else,…

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    Living in a Tiny House Stinks (Sometimes)

    I’m Jenna and this is my hundred and sixty-five square foot tiny house. There are plenty of videos on YouTube that talk about all of the positive aspects of living tiny. Downsizing and simplifying your life, freeing up your finances, less chemicals in your house, mobility, Eco friendly. This video is not like that. I’m gonna get real with you. This video is not going to be about why it’s so fantastic to live tiny. I’m not going to showcase those instagram-worthy photos. Well, okay, maybe a few *music* I’m gonna talk about the hardships of living tiny. The realities and why it’s sometimes stinks. Literally and figuratively. So these…

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    Tour This Spacious DIY Tiny House with Transforming Furniture

    >>MAT: Hey everyone in this video, we’re touring a bright and spacious DIY tiny house. It has some really neat space-saving furniture designs, a beautiful Chevron wood floor, and even a mini bathtub. It was built by a young French couple and they lived and traveled in it during their maternity leave. They’re ready to start a new project now, so they’re actually putting up the tiny house for sale. But before it goes, we wanted to give you a full tour of this wonderful build. Let’s go check it out. [Music Playing]>>MATHIEU: Amelie and myself built the tiny house ourselves and we wanted to do this because for us…

  • Life in a Crazy-Small 8m2 Tokyo Apartment
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    Life in a Crazy-Small 8m2 Tokyo Apartment

    Today I’m in Tokyo!!! Where I’m about to meet a fellow Youtuber, Emma Who lives in a crazy cool, but crazy small apartment. This one; I can’t wait to check out! Hey Emma Emma: Hi, hey Hey, I’m Bryce Emma: Hi, nice to meet you Bryce: Nice to meet you Emma: Emma: Yeah, come on in! Bryce: Thank you. I’m so excited to be here. Yeah, I’m excited to show you my tiny little home. Emma: Welcome. Bryce: It’s very small isn’t it? Yeah. It’s a bit tight, you can touch both the walls. How big is this place actually? Uh, it says eight square meters, so… Bryce: Eight square…