Here it is… our first Tiny House in Slovenia… We’ve been working on this project for quite some time, now it is time for us to present you houzEKO !
What is a Tiny House?
Maybe we should start by the beginning. No it is not an RV and no it is not a caravan either (I see you coming). A Tiny House has everything that a standard house can basically offer. The structure and the roof are solid and durable no matter the weather. Inside you will find a bathroom, a kitchen, a living/eating room and a sleeping loft ! Of course, it goes with all the appliances, don’t worry. Usually the house is made for two people but with smart design and innovation, it can accommodate four people or sometimes even more. The best for the end… a Tiny House can be on trailer !
A quick history
The Tiny House movement started in USA not far ago, in the 20th century. This architectural and social movement advocated a simple living in small spaces. The crisis in 2008 boomed the Tiny House attraction as a sweet alternative. Banks not giving loans, unemployment and more… pushed several people to find their own solutions for surviving. Or at least to have a roof ! The movement quickly overpassed the sea and became very popular in New Zealand and Australia. Last 5 years, here, in Europe, the Tiny House is also the new deal and for our best !
The right principles for a Tiny House
Since ever, I had a big wish to build my own home, but in a small scale. Main criterias : no need of building permissions (I hate bureaucracy, you too, don’t lie !) and a mobile unit (so I can move wherever I want !). On the market, you can find houseboats, cabins without foundation, bus conversions, modular houses, yurts, RVs and campers, mobile homes, shipping containers… But the Tiny house on wheels is clearly a must !
So you know… I fell in love with it and decided to have my own. As a new principle of small house on the road, I did not find any similar project in my country, Slovenia. When you do not find what you want nearby… you create it ! In january 2018, houzEKO came up.
Our Tiny House in Slovenia – houzEKO
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Let me tell you a bit more about houzEKO ! The Tiny House
This project is made in Slovenia (you know, between Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hungary) with our local companies and natural materials. The suspense is too high, I can only suggest you to read more about it !
Building your own first Tiny House is an extremely satisfying
Come to discover a bit more about us ! Thank you for reading !
David is a CEO of KAKIS & houzEKO and development manager at Institute mOBILNO to go. He is by profession a civil engineer but he soon decided to start his own path in sustainable and cleantech technologies.