Tiny nomadic homes create a small space for people who like to move from place to place. This ideabook features tiny, modular mobile homes for nomads, or people who want to live a simpler life.The efficient design of tiny nomadic homes is made to suit minimalists who want to downsize their life, and own houses that can adapt to their nomadic lifestyle.
Good things come in small packages.The tiny or small house movement is an architectural and social movement that advocates living in small spaces for its affordability, sustainability, and adaptability. It's a solution to problems like rising housing costs, overpopulation, and environmental destruction.
Stand-up comedian George Carlin once said that
a house is just a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff. A small house has less place to keep stuff, so in this way, it minimises clutter, hoarding and over-consumption. It also promotes a simpler lifestyle and reduces ecological impacts.
Tiny homes can serve as an affordable housing solution or even as an extension to your house. This ideabook also discusses some other ideas for tiny homes.
This small nomadic home is only 9 square meters, but is built as a complete home with a kitchen, shower room and toilet, living room, and bedroom.
Nomad Micro Homes are mobile and can be shipped to a new location so you can take your house with you wherever you go. Its durable yet lightweight material reduces shipping costs and makes it easy to construct.
This micro home is sustainable in the sense that it makes the most out of space. The staircase is fitted above the kitchen and the bedroom is under a slanted roof. Sofas and chairs are used as storage, while the toilet doubles up as a shower room. Nomad's designer, Ian Kent has ensured that this tiny home is comfortable despite its size by utilising effective design. Certain features of the Nomad Micro Homes such as the staircase, varying ceiling heights, and abundance of natural light creates an illusion of lots of space.
Nomad Micro Homes can be constructed slightly above the ground on a wooden platform which serves as a veranda and a small garden patio.
Living simply doesn't mean you have to do away with the simple pleasures of life like having plants around the house.
Living in a tiny nomadic home also doesn't mean you have to give up traditional aspects of life that you enjoy such as having a fireplace. A portable fireplace called Roll Fire allows you to enjoy this traditional pastime in a modern setting.
This tiny modular houses were built to function as affordable student housing. The materials used are sourced locally in order to reduce carbon footprint. This little box is complete with a kitchen, sleeping-loft, bathroom and even a small garden with a patio.
This student housing proves that less is more. Student housing usually means having to share the bathroom or kitchen, but with this tiny home, students can have the luxury of their own bathroom and kitchen with reduced living costs.
If your idea of the perfect life is to hide away in some isolated spot in nature and live the life of a hermit, this design may be the one for you. Tiny homes come in all shapes and sizes.
If your dream is to create an ecovillage or intentional community, Nomad Micro Homes offers a feasible solution as it maximises land space.
You can buy a complete eco-house called Nomad Zero that is pre-engineered with an off grid system. The off grid system consists of solar panels, compost toilets, rainwater harvesting system, and grey water treatment. It's a fast and efficient way to build an ecovillage.