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Shed: Modern tiny house on wheels with space-saving interiors

A Washington-based couple recently created a modern tiny house-on-wheels named Shed, which perfectly shows how to use space saving techniques to make any space feel larger. To make the house spacious, they placed all the furniture efficiently and designed the roof in such a way to provide extra space. Moreover, they added big glass windows & doors to connect the space with outdoors, and also to make it light efficient.

Both Samantha and Robert are travel enthusiasts, so they have ample experience of travelling to distant places with the least information and facilities available. Both have to spend most of their time at the job for making their livelihood; therefore they worked on weekends to complete their 204-square-foot tiny home. They have used several modern details to make their house spacious, and finished building it in just 14 months. In this house, the available space has been segregated according to their needs, habits and the amount of time they spent in a particular area.

The exteriors of innovative mobile home are more like a shed, but the wedge entry alcove and barn roof add some interesting detail to its front.  While we talk of the interiors, dark wooden floor all over the house beautifully contrasts its light-colored walls. The big glass windows and door let adequate light come in to brighten the space fascinatingly. A big sofa lies adjacent to glass window to maintain comfort in the lobby area, and the stairs-cum-storage boxes in a tiny house style make it space-efficient. The television is fitted inside a wooden frame which goes with the elegantly-designed bookshelf.

By the side of lobby; the kitchen includes fridge, gas, optimal-sized sink and other common amenities. The couple even utilized the left over spaces in the kitchen as shelves for storing utensils, glasses, bottles etc. The kitchen appears open & large as you get a panoramic view of the interiors from every angle.

Just above the kitchen lies a loft bedroom with elongated windows that make it comfortable enough for relaxation. The bathroom combined with toilet has an externally accessible gear store on one side, and despite the low ceiling height they solve the purpose.

The couple has described the entire designing process of this house in their blog named Shedsistance. They left us all with a good idea on how to make tiny homes feel larger by efficiently applying space saving techniques and arranging the spaces according to their needs.

The blueprint

The blueprint

The Shed tiny house with space saving interiors

Shed tiny house with space saving interiors

A big sofa adjacent to the glass window in the lobby

A big sofa adjacent to the glass window in the lobby

Dark wooden floor with light accented walls

Dark wooden floor with light accented walls

Spacious tiny house build by a couple

Spacious tiny house build by a couple

Glass windows and doors let adequate light in

Glass windows and doors let adequate light in

Staircase also serve as storage boxes

Staircase also serve as storage boxes

Special place for wine bottles and glasses

Special place for wine bottles and glasses

Complete kitchen with modern accessories

Complete kitchen with modern accessories

White wooden cabinets with rustic finish surroundings

White wooden cabinets with rustic finish surroundings

Left over spaces utilized for storing utensils, glasses etc.

Left over spaces utilized for storing utensils, glasses etc.

A optimum-sized sink and kitchen table

A optimum-sized sink and a table with multiple usage

Clear view of interiors from any angle

Clear view of interiors from any angle

A loft bedroom with elongated windows

A loft bedroom with elongated windows

Bathroom combined with toilet

Bathroom combined with toilet

Despite less ceiling size the bathroom works well

Despite less ceiling size the bathroom solves problem

An externally accessible gear store

An externally accessible gear store

Night view of Shed tiny house

Night view of Shed tiny house

Provides best idea for tiny house lovers

Provides best idea for tiny house lovers

Via: TreeHugger

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