WHAT ARE TINY HOUSES? Nearly all news stories addressing what are tiny houses say something like, “A common definition for a tiny house doesn’t exist…” Well we have good news; if you’ve been wondering just what a tiny house is, a definition has FINALLY been established! In 2017, Andrew Morrison and Martin Hammer wrote International Residential Code (IRC) […]
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"Andrew's the bomb when it comes to building a tiny house and explaining the process clearly. I can't recommend his video highly enough. It's the most beautifully done and thoroughly informative footage. Andrew's a far better builder than most anyone I know, including me." - Jay Shafer (FourLightsHouses.com)
"The hOMe plans are very high quality, contain a lot of detail, and are geared toward the beginner builder. The materials list is incredibly detailed and the framing plans feature more detail than standard. Also, Andrew’s detailed video explaining how to read house plans is not to be missed." - Ryan Mitchell (TheTinyLife.com)
"Andrew has such a genuine way about him that makes everyone immediately feel both comfortable and part of a team. If you have the opportunity to attend of of his workshops, you must go! It will be both time and money well spent. You’ll grow and learn in ways that you hadn’t anticipated." - BA Norrgard (ABedOverMyHead.com)
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Awesome Tiny House Design Ideas Inspired By Sailboats Andrew and I had the privilege of attending the Annapolis Boat Show this past weekend. It was a quick trip, but in just two fun filled days, we boarded dozens of jaw-dropping sailboats, met sailors and wannabes from all over the world, and marveled at all the […]
Tiny houses can provide a fantastic, fun, and affordable option for recent graduates. Our friend Jacob at www.DollarDilligence.com is in his 20s and on track to retire by the age of 35. Below he lays out why recent grads should consider living in a tiny house. If you know someone who has just graduated (or […]
Andrew was invited to give a presentation and answer questions about Appendix V (the new tiny house construction code adopted by the ICC-International Code Council) to the Board of Building Regulations and Standards on Sep. 12, 2017 in Boston, MA. In attendance was the state Chief Inspector, the chairman of the president of the AIA Massachusetts […]
JOIN US FOR AWESOME TINY HOUSE WORKSHOP IN ASHLAND, OR! Say what?? A two day workshop Oct. 21 & 22, 2017 in Ashland, Oregon for 1/4 of the regular price?? It’s true! This will be a unique opportunity held at our favorite local hotel (Ashland Hills). It will run like all of our regular tiny house workshops and […]