Tiny Homes on the Move: Wheels and Water Summary

Lloyd Kahn
- 2014
Mobile Homes
Tiny House
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Key Takeaways

  1. Inspiration from a diverse range of mobile tiny homes.
  2. Practical advice on building and living in tiny mobile spaces.
  3. Insights into the lifestyle and community of nomadic tiny house dwellers.


Kahn presents vivid case studies of individuals and families who have embraced nomadic lifestyles, from renovated buses to refurbished boats. Each story is accompanied by detailed photographs and descriptions that highlight the innovative and often eco-friendly aspects of mobile tiny living.

The book discusses the technical considerations and challenges of building homes that can withstand travel, providing readers with an honest look at the logistics of mobile tiny house living, including zoning laws, maintenance, and sustainability practices.

This compendium not only serves as a guide but also as a source of motivation for those aspiring to break free from traditional living spaces and explore the world while maintaining the comforts of home.

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