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WATCH: Space-Invading Apartment Boasts Walk-Through Shower and Fridge-In-Drawer
John MacPeek has fond memories of living out of a suitcase when he first moved to Europe over two decades ago, so when he was looking to buy an apartment in Barcelona, he was ready to live in something compact where everything he owned was accounted for.
We the Tiny House People
: Documentary Trailer
I continue to discover people who aren't even aware of this movement: iving in shipping containers, houseboats, tool sheds, former pigeon coops and treehouses. These stripped-down shelters reveal for us the essence of home.
WATCH: Tiny Stone Toolshed as Timeless Mediterranean Country Home
Most of the windows, except for the large openings providing a view of the sea, are tiny. So from a distance, the home resembles yet another of the boulders dotting the mountainside.
WATCH: 96-Square-Foot Tiny Home Handbuilt Inside Century-Old Sheep Barn
The only real shelter on the property was an old sheep barn, leftover from when the property was homesteaded a century ago, so he decided to build a small shack inside the structure as a home.
WATCH: A Man With 5 Tiny Homes in His Backyard: Micro-Architecture as Punk Rock
He builds small and he works with a micro-budget. His Gottagiddaway AKA "$100 homeless hut" was built for about that.
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