This is the story of how a man named Ryan Frank built his own tiny home for only €1,000 using an open source design and 100 hours of his time.
Frank lives in this tiny house with his girlfriend, but they have another structure on their little homestead too. It’s a tiny travel trailer that they use as their kitchen and dining space. They lived in the camper while building the tiny arched cabin you’re about to see now.
This is a video based story thanks to Kirsten Dirksen of Faircompanies.com. You can read the original story here and watch the video tour and interview with Ryan Frank below. Please enjoy and re-share. Thank you!
Man Builds €1,000 Tiny Home Using Open Source Design
Video: Man’s €1,000 Open Source Tiny Home
Designer Ryan Frank wanted a semi-mobile home for a small plot in a “sensitive area” in Spain. He thought about yurts and domes, but settled for an open source design he found online. Often called a “boathouse” or “gothic arch” structure, it was originally developed by a boat builder; it’s centerpiece are the wooden support ribs.
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