Effective Living > Housing > Small House Society Summary. As more people pursue simplicity and minimalism, the demand for smaller living spaces is on the rise. The shrinking and convergence of technology make it possible to live comfortably and abundantly in smaller spaces. The Movement. Jay Shafer is amassing a grass-roots campaign of thousands of… Continue reading Minimum Size Home Building Standards and Laws – The Legalization of Smaller Living
Effective Living > Housing Summary. Below is a nice video tour by Derek Diedricksen of Relaxshacks.com showing a tiny single person camping sleeper dwelling. You can learn how to build this by purchasing his book (available on his website). The book is nicely illustrated and features many designs and examples.
Effective Living > Housing > Small Living Summary. The June 2009 issue of Continental Magazine has as their Idea of the Moment feature article the story The Next Little Thing by Joe Bargmann. Below is an excerpt from the full article. Johnson is a leading figure in the micro-housing movement. He’s a co-founder of the… Continue reading Continental Magazine – Idea of the Moment: The Next Little Thing
Activism > Small Car Society Summary. Over the past ten to fifteen years, consumers have loudly spoken by purchasing smaller more efficient cars. During that same time period, numerous reports, studies, focus groups, and research projects all provided the same conclusive and incontrovertible advice: small cars are the wave of the future. This is a… Continue reading Small Car Society Report on the Financial Decline of General Motors, Ford, and Large Vehicle Manufacturers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | 5 June 2009 ResourcesForLife.com Launches the Small Car Society Iowa City, Iowa |12:18 PM Summary. ResourcesForLife.com announced the launch of the Small Car Society. After decades in development, the unveiling of the Small Car Society comes at a time when thse use of small cars is on the rise as people… Continue reading Small Car Society – Press Release
Effective Living > Housing > Small House Society Summary. The Penguin House uses very innovative engineering and architectural design to achieve a better use of space. Through creative channeling of light, and specializing designing of walls, hallways, and windows, the home is illuminated using natural light rather than being dependent entirely on artificial lighting. Notice… Continue reading Penguin House – Tiny Japanese Micro Home For Small Living
Small House Society – News 200906 | 3 June 2009 | Wednesday Dear Friend of Small, Simple, and Sustainable Living, I know that time is precious for everyone, so I’ll try to keep this update short. The approximate reading time is about 4 minutes. Feel free to reduce your reading time even more by skipping… Continue reading Small House Society News 200906