Who Began the Tiny Houses Movement?


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Most people agree that Sarah Susanka began the tiny house movement in 1997 with the publication of her book "The Not So Big House.?. An earlier writer, Lloyd Kahn, who published the book ?Shelter? in 1973, heavily influenced Susanka.

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Who Began the Tiny Houses Movement?
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The tiny house movement is a social trend in which people adopt living spaces that are as small as possible. It arose as part of the environmental movement as a way for those with environmental concerns to minimize their impact on nature by reducing the amount of resources used to build their homes and the amount of fossil fuels they consume heating and powering their living spaces.

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