Mini chez soi

Creator of tiny houses, the American Jay Shafer travels the United States to share his vision and know-how. At the wheel of his pick up, a house of 9 As a trailer, Shafer organizes workshops in each city stage and introduces curious and passionate people to another way of living. In recent years, he has indeed designed 8 housing models: 5 micro-homes from 6 to 11 and 3 more "generous" from 23 to 72 m².

Chanter of modest housing, Shafer lives himself since 1997 in one of his creations, a house of 8 , the model Epu. Made in wood in the purest style dollhouse, this house offers optimized ground floor living space with desk, multiple storage spaces, a stove, a kitchenette and a shower room with toilet. Accessible by a ladder, the floor shelters him a bed 2 places, a space modestly called "sleeping loft" by its designer. A visit is essential ...

Even if their romantic aesthetic does not lack charm, the creations of Shafer above all by the philosophy that underlies them. Promoting a simple life, rid of the superfluous, the designer hunts for useless and unused space and offers an essential living space for minimal energy consumption and reduced environmental impact. An eco-responsible political vision that turns into an economic model with the slogan perfectly chiselled, "Dream big, Build Small". Shafer proposes its models for sale via his website starting from 36 997 USD in built version and starting from 995 USD for a house to realize oneself according to the plans provided.

To use as extension in bottom of court, hut of garden, caravan to draw the cards or principal housing, on funds of American real estate crisis this mode of habitation will be able to seem to the most cynical terribly in the air of the time ...

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