4 minimalism documentaries for every beginner

The concept of minimalism has been around for centuries but has only recently started picking up steam again, especially among the millennial demographic. The core concept of minimalism is focusing on what is really important in our lives by cutting loose…

Tiny house designs: Life Hacks

Perhaps one of the most important – and the most fun – parts of building your own tiny house is designing the interior. Not only is this where you get a chance to express and showcase your own personal style,…

5 tiny houses on trailers that you can pull behind a truck

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  Perhaps the biggest downfall of owning a house – any house, even a small one – is that you are essentially rooted to one place for as long as you choose to live there. It’s what makes…

Tiny home quotes: 12 inspiring tiny house quotes

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  The mantra of the rapidly-growing tiny house movement is simply, “Less is more.”  People downsize, not necessarily because they can’t afford the “luxury” of a condo or a 3-storey house in the suburbs, – although the costs…

Tiny house rental startup Getaway receives $15 million in funding

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  All photos from Getaway Most of us city-dwellers have, at on point or another, pondered the idea of going off-grid, escaping the daily grind and taking a break from the noise pollution that litters our lives each…

Tiny houses: Building on a budget

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  One of the perks of tiny house living, besides lower carbon footprint and environmental impact, is lower cost. In 2016, the average housing cost in Canada was a whopping $481,000, and that doesn’t even take into account…

Students across West Virginia build tiny houses for flood victims

BY: DUSTIN BATTY The tiny house movement has been growing steadily since the economic recession of 2008. According to The Economist, people were drawn to these diminutive abodes because they are much more affordable and environmentally friendly than full-sized houses.…

Inspired by Lego, a company is using disaster debris as building blocks for new homes

BY: JESSICA BEUKER It was five years ago that a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, affecting more than three million people. Over 250,000 houses and 30,000 buildings collapsed, leaving people without jobs and families without homes. The nights that followed the…