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Tiny House under construction.
This Tiny House on Wheels (THOW) is being built as an example of what can be built on a trailer and used as a permanent dwelling. With the growing cost and lack of affordability of housing, tiny houses are an alternative form of accommodation. The tiny house movement has developed over the last 20 years in the US in response to issues in the housing market such as:
This tiny house is built on a 2.4m x 6.0m steel trailer designed to carry 3.5 tonne; it has a steel frame and is clad with western red cedar and colorbond steel. It has a main sleeping loft suitable for a queen-size bed and a smaller loft for storage or visitors.
It will have a full kitchen in the front with stove, double-bowl sink, hot water and a full-height fridge; shower, toilet and sink, workbench, lounge, TV, etc.; solar-powered electrical system. The roof falls to the front allowing for water collection to serve the dwelling.