TINY: A Story About Living Small

TINY: A Story About Living Small

West Coast Film Premiere

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 / 7:00 pm
Location: SPUR / Annie Alley / San Francisco 
In person:Merete MuellerChristopher Smith

Watch Trailer | Download Program Guide (PDF)

[62 mins] What is home? And how do we find it? TINY follows one couple’s attempt to build a Tiny House from scratch with no building experience, and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into houses smaller than the average parking space. Through homes stripped down to their essentials, the film raises questions about sustainability, good design, and the changing American Dream. Fresh off its premiere at SXSW 2013, TINY, will feel perfectly sized for an outdoor screening in the street-turnedpedestrian plaza atmosphere of Annie Alley. This sneak peek of the 2013 San Francisco Green Film Festival will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers.

Co-presented by the San Francisco Green Film Festival and generously sponsored by the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District.

Written by Vali Voilean — May 16, 2013

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MAKE Goes to Tiny House Camp

Our intrepid man of tiny house mystery,  Derek "Deek" Diedricksen, was in Vermont recently for a Tiny House Summer Camp. Thanks to MAKE, we have a little video to share. Deek is über-knowledgable about building tiny houses. Draw a tall drink from his well of knowledge at our Chicago and New York Workshops. Both locations are on sale until the end of the month, so act fast!

Written by Brett Torrey Haynes — August 22, 2012

Filed under: Build it yourself   chicago   Events   In the News   Media   new york   workshops  

Yahoo! Deek is everywhere!


That Deek sure is getting around, isn't he? This is a great video. Thankfully, we know plenty of women who are not afraid of a little old saw, right ladies? You can catch more Deek at his homebase. Get your own tiny house plans here.

Written by Brett Torrey Haynes — July 18, 2012

Filed under: cabin   Downsizing   In the News   off-grid   video  

Deek and his tiny house on The History Channel


Our intrepid tiny house building machine Derek "Deek" Diedricksen was featured on the "Livin' Large" episode of the new show "The United STATS of America" (hosted by the comedic twins Jason and Randy Sklar) on the History Channel. Deek was kind enough to send us a clip. You can watch the complete show here, which is a great expose of the the American obsession with space, and "more, more, more!". You can glean from Deek's vast storehouse of tiny house knowledge at our Chicago workshop in September. Take advantage of our whopping 40% discount until June 30th, 2012.

Written by Brett Torrey Haynes — June 26, 2012

Filed under: Build it yourself   In the News   Media   workshops  

Powering our Tiny House, Off the Grid: The SolMan Portable Solar Generator

 

If this house looks familiar to you, it probably because you've seen "Tiny, The Movie", Christopher Smith wonderful tiny movie about his experience building a tiny house. Did you know that there house is powered by SolMan solar generator? Read more about it here. Find out why Christopher chose SolMan and why you might want to do so as well.

Written by Brett Torrey Haynes — June 08, 2012

Filed under: Build it yourself   In the News   solar home   video  
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