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Tiny Turf Houses in Iceland

This is the story of a cluster of tiny turf houses in Iceland.

They’re built using natural and local materials like turf and lava stones along with imported wood.

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Tiny Turf Houses in Iceland


Images © Exploring Alternatives via YouTube


Images © Exploring Alternatives via YouTube

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Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!
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  • Annette
    September 29, 2016, 10:46 am

    Thanks for posting this. Super interesting!

    • Alex
      September 29, 2016, 10:48 am

      Thanks Annette!

    September 29, 2016, 12:33 pm

    Must be cool in the summer and cozy in the winter! Nice!

  • marcia
    September 29, 2016, 12:45 pm

    we should all use our natural resources more effectively!!!

  • Gigi
    September 29, 2016, 1:04 pm

    Ingenious! And beautiful at the same time.

    • Alex
      September 30, 2016, 7:42 am

      Thanks Gigi!

  • Kim Wark
    September 29, 2016, 2:13 pm

    Absolutely fascinating! So many clever ideas for living in the harsh climate in Iceland. I love the idea of recycling the stones and reusing the stones!

    • Alex
      September 30, 2016, 7:41 am

      Thanks, Kim, glad you enjoyed it!

    October 1, 2016, 9:48 am

    Beautiful cozy interior…!

    • Alex
      October 1, 2016, 11:05 am

      Glad you like!

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