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Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures Spiral-Bound | August 25, 2015

Derek Diedricksen

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Discover how "big" tiny can be! With stunning photographs, fascinating information, and plans to build your own, Microshelters proves that small structures are not only useful, but stylish as well.


If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios, and other microshelters. Created by a wide array of builders and designers around the United States and beyond, these 59 unique and innovative structures show you the limits of what is possible. Each is displayed in full-color photographs accompanied by commentary by the author. In addition, Diedricksen includes six sets of building plans by leading designers to help you get started on a microshelter of your own. You’ll also find guidelines on building with recycled and salvaged materials, plus techniques for making your small space comfortable and easy to inhabit.


Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Original Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256 pages
ISBN-10: 1612123538
Item Weight: 1.4 lbs
Dimensions: 7.0 x 0.6 x 9.0 inches
Customer Reviews: 3 out of 5 stars 101 to 500 ratings
“Author Derek Diedricksen zeroes in on the DIY art of small living in his new book, Microshelters. What he finds is a highly motivated, occasionally eccentric community of hobbyists who challenge themselves to pack tons of functionality into spaces that are barely bigger than parking spots.”
– Dwell
Derek “Deek” Diedricksen is the author of Micro Living and Microshelters. He hosts the YouTube channel RelaxshacksDOTcom and has hosted, built, and designed for the HGTV series Extreme Small Spaces and Tiny House Builders, as well as for the DIY Network. His work has been featured in numerous places in print and online, including NPR, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, the Seattle Times, the Wall Street Journal, Make magazine, Yahoo.com, and Apartment Therapy. Diedricksen lives in Stoughton, Massachusetts.