Smaller houses, bigger lives

January 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More

This article at Grist features many people who have discovered more happiness and a different attitude toward possessions after moving into tiny houses, as small as 100 square feet. Here’s a short article I wrote in 2007 describing houses as small as 40 square feet.



Category: Environment, Sustainable Living

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. grumpypilgrim says:

    Indeed, America’s love of ‘bigger is better’ has made the average size of houses nearly double in the past 50 years. It’s one reason why America’s energy consumption has exploded — motor vehicles only account for about half of total energy use; most of the rest is needed to power our buildings.

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