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Day 1: Tiny House Design-Build

Today’s guest post brought to you by Katherine Arathoon, a student in this summer’s Tiny House Design-Build class at Yestermorrow. Thanks, Katherine! It’s Day 1 of the Tiny House Design-Build, and we’re off to a roaring start! Lo, the blank slate … Continue reading

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Less Is More Presentations

On Sunday night Dave Cain and I kicked off Less is More at Yestermorrow with photographic introductions and a parti exercise. On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday we had field trips and design time. Dave and I also lead a series … Continue reading

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Less Time, More Drafting

Our week of Less is More at Yestermorrow has flown by! It seems like just yesterday we said Welcome to Less is More and now, all of the sudden, tomorrow is our presentation day. On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday we … Continue reading

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Welcome to Less Is More

Last night Dave Cain and I greeted our students for Yestermorrow Design-Build School’s Less is More class. We started out with a round of introductions in which everyone shared photos that inspire them. Then we moved on to a parti … Continue reading

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Home Again at Yestermorrow

Every time I return to the Yestermorrow campus, it feels like a homecoming. This is my seventh trip to Yestermorrow and the only time I’ve arrived here via Boston. (Special thanks to the dear folks in Boston – Jessica, Sage, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Niche Consulting LLC

A year ago today I started my own sustainable design consulting company, Niche Consulting LLC. So my baby company is one year old today! Happy Birthday, Niche! For Niche, like for most start-up companies – and most human babies for … Continue reading

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Day 12: Tiny House Presentations

Yesterday we wrapped up Yestermorrow‘s 2013 Tiny House Design-Build with final presentations from 13 brilliant students. (See more photos in the Day 12 Slideshow.) It’s amazing to think that less than two weeks ago we were perfect strangers, introducing ourselves … Continue reading

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Day 11: Roof Sheathing & Drawing Sets

Day 11 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build course was our last building day since presentations will take place all day today. So most of us worked in the Hanger this morning and a handful of us were back there this … Continue reading

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Day 10: A Sprig for the Last Rafter

Most of Day 10 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build course was dedicated to building so that we could get the rest of the roof rafters up. However, there were also a group of students who hunkered down in the studio … Continue reading

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Day 9: Rafters, Ridge Beams & Jam Night

Patti started Day 9 of Yestermorrow‘s Tiny House Design-Build course with a presentation on roof framing. The tiny house on wheels we are building includes dormers in the center of the building, so we are cutting our rafters at two … Continue reading

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