Tiny houses have been making an impact as a solution to the housing problem, and also something to consider if subdividing a property.
This top video is a very clever tiny house made from a grain silo - it's contemporary, uncluttered and conjures up 'the good life' feel, allowing plenty of time to do things we are often too busy to do or don't prioritise.
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From an Auckland tiny house to Christchurch models using recycled earthquake material, make sure you also check out the following New Zealand made Living Big in a Tiny House videos created by Bryce Langston.
- First up is an off-the-grid tiny home made by boat builder and cabinet maker Jeff Hobbs which as Bryce says, takes tiny house construction to the next level. "It's packed with clever design features, high quality materials and sustainable technologies."
- Next is Annelies' creation. She is a young Christchurch furniture maker who took her father's advice and created her own tiny house on wheels for $19,000. Many of the materials in her house have been reclaimed from homes damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes.
- Shaye and Tom's tiny house is nothing short of spectacular says Bryce. "Nestled amongst the bush in West Auckland, New Zealand it fits perfectly into its landscape, and feels light, spacious and warm. It's obviously a house that has been built with love."
- Student tiny house builder Stefan Cook has created a very big tiny house of 20 square meters (215 square feet). Constructed largely from salvaged materials from Christchurch, this tiny house has "a very clever open plan design that makes the entire house feel very spacious," says Bryce.
- George Clark from Amazing Spaces highlights some fabulous tiny houses including a video in the NZ Lifestyle Magazine.
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Article updated December 11, 2020 | About