Micro Living. 40 Innovative Tiny Houses Equipped for Full-Time Living
Micro Living. 40 Innovative Tiny Houses Equipped for Full-Time Living in 400 Square Feet or Less
Live tiny without sacrificing the comforts of home with Derek “Deek” Diedricksen’s lively exploration of 40 small dwellings outfitted with features essential to full-time, year-round living — complete with floor plans, real experiences, and expert tips from tiny house residents.
For everyone who’s ever dreamed of simplifying their life and downsizing their home, Micro Living offers an insider’s look at what tiny house living is really like.
Best-selling author and tiny house enthusiast Derek “Deek” Diedricksen profiles 40 tiny — but practical — houses that are equipped for full-time living, all in 400 square feet or less. Detailed photography and a floor plan for each structure highlight inventive space-saving design features along with the nuts-and-bolts details of heating, cooling, electric, and plumbing systems. The real-life stories of residents impart the pleasures, as well as the challenges, of day-to-day living. With tips on what to consider before you build, along with framing plans for a prototype small cabin, Micro Living is the perfect starter handbook for both dreamers and doers.
Companion to the bestselling Microshelters (80,000 copies in print) with a focus on structures equipped for full-time living. In Microshelters, Derek “Deek” Diedricksen profiled small backyard retreats and cabins. With Micro Living, he turns his attention to structures designed with plumbing, electricity, heat, and other features essential to full-time living.
Real-life stories provide inspiration along with practical advice. Forty photo-rich profiles of a wide range of tiny houses and their residents feature ingenious designs and innovative solutions to particular lifestyle needs and desires. Floor plans for every structure show how each one meets the needs of its residents, with special focus on key components such as kitchen layout and bedroom accommodations.