Microshelters Summary

Derek Diedricksen
- 2015
Tiny House
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Key Takeaways

  1. A wealth of design ideas for compact living spaces.
  2. Innovative solutions for small home construction and decoration.
  3. Inspiration from a variety of tiny house styles and formats.


Diedricksen presents a variety of tiny living spaces, each illustrated with vivid photographs and detailed descriptions that capture the essence of compact living. The book emphasizes creativity and the effective use of space.

Readers will discover various designs that challenge conventional living norms, including tiny houses on wheels, treetop sanctuaries, and other unconventional micro dwellings.

The book serves as both a visual inspiration and a practical guide, offering tips on maximizing limited living spaces and incorporating personal style into small home designs.

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