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Tiny House Class

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tiny House Class

Have you wondered if you could live in a smaller space? Are you considering building a small home? Do you want to learn first hand from someone who has gone through the process and is now living in a Tiny House what it takes to build one? And live in one? Come spend a day at my Tiny House and let’s explore the many decisions it takes to create a house that feels like home.

Instructor: Miwa Oseki Robbins

What Will be Covered:

• Small House Design: A conceptual design process , based off of my training in Permaculture and self study of Pattern Language, Ianto Evans ’Hand Sculpted House’, and my own experience

• Trailer or no trailer?

• Building codes and permits

• System design decisions : Heat, Electricity , plumbing , and refrigeration

• Building science: Air sealing and insulation

• DIY or hire someone? And everything in between. The pros and cons of different ways to go about it

• And More… Come with Your Questions and Enthusiasm!

What To Bring: Small dish or snack to pass. Vegetarian soup will be provided. Paper, pencil, water.

Location: Miwa’s Tiny House, Trumansburg, NY

Cost: Suggested fee $80, but it is pay what you can, and what you feel is fair.

To Register: RSVP to miwarobbins@gmail.com for directions and to save your spot!


June 4
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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