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‘Tiny House Design, a Comprehensive 101’  course images final

(A Four Part Series)

As presented by Macy Miller, these are four sessions are made to cover some of the main tiny house topics.  The course is split into four different sessions focusing on Codes and Foundation Selection‘, ‘Construction‘, ‘Systems and Utilities‘ and finally ‘Design!‘, or get all four HERE.  

 

HeadshotMacy Miller graduated with a Masters Degree in Architecture in 2007 and has devoted her career to sustainable design and instruction.  She is a LEED Accredited Professional with a passion for education and empowering others to take on a tiny lifestyle.  She started the design and construction of her own 196 s.f. tiny house in 2011 and has been living tiny with her family every since (including her partner – James, daughter – Hazel, son – Miles and their Great Dane – Denver). Macy’s family tiny home has been featured in Dwell Magazine, TIME Magazine, on Yahoo and various other sites internationally.  Since completing her home she has stayed very involved in the tiny house community and strives to help empower others to be able to take on the same challenges!  More at MiniMotives.com

Part I – Tiny House Codes and Foundation Selection

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SECTION 1: A HISTORY
13:47
04:36
SECTION 2: CODES
20:13
11:16
04:19
09:49
SECTION 3: FOUNDATION SELECTION
Design Considerations
04:27
06:47
10:47
04:02

 

Part II – Tiny House Construction

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SECTION 1: TINY HOUSE CONSTRUCTION
07:49
05:07
Design Factors
03:42
Forces
01:52
05:07
16:08
09:11
08:28
11:26
Floor Framing and Trailer Attachment
06:17
05:29
19:24
Bonus Lecture: Resources
03:15

Part III – Tiny House Systems

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SECTION 1: TINY HOUSE UTILITIES AND SYSTEMS
Design Factors
02:31
Safety Issues
01:04
11:48
15:45
05:20
18:23
06:55
03:04
18:49
16:02
05:08
03:11
Bonus Lecture: Resources
03:15

 

Part IV – Designing Your Own Tiny House

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SECTION 1: TINY HOUSE DESIGN
05:11
Design Factors
02:38
05:27
04:22
04:01
04:52
18:54
03:13
05:31
03:42
08:45
06:13
06:18
04:53
01:43
19:03
10:17
Bonus Lecture: Resources
03:15

Get All Four HERE! 

“It was outstanding !!! – Macy is so full of wonderful information – Thank you for all the time you take to help others.” -Kym

“Comprehensive, informative and fun! Thank you!” – Dani

“Macy — Once again you wowed us with your tiny house series! You answered a lot of essential questions and asked us to consider some questions I had no idea I needed to think about. You are a master at instruction and even if you feel nervous talking to groups, you are a true master of communication and I thank you for giving of your time to teach us all something new.” – Libby

“Macy, thank you for a great final meeting and a fantastic series! I’m not sure how, if I would like it built for me or a more DIY effort, but I am more convinced than ever that a tiny house is for me! You did a fabulous job presenting the information in a logical and systematic way.” – Michelle

“enjoyed the class while learning much I did not know.” -Joe

“Very informative!!” -Fawn

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