Australian housing unaffordability

http://www.thebull.com.au/experts_detail.php?id=307

Current trends are unsustainable, with the gap between haves and have-nots widening.

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The story behind one of the more innovative tiny houses Kasita

https://www.fastcoexist.com/3068712/what-living-in-a-dumpster-taught-this-startup-founder-about-designing-tiny-homes

Inspiration can be found in a wide variety of situations. This American example started in one of the smallest places a 33 sq ft dumpster. It is now one of the better examples of Tiny House design around.

The rise of micro lots!

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/perth-real-estate-micro-blocks-of-80sqm-to-go-on-sale/news-story/fb75cd088bc1186db42ddf87033ea375

This is a new development in WA but apparently is happening in QLD & elsewhere. The price of land is still relatively expensive but if planned well can help first home buyers who prefer lower maintenance with nearby facilities like parks etc.

Why Tiny Houses are an important part of the housing mix

This TEDx talk was recorded last March in Brisbane. Lara Nobel along with her partner Andrew Carter are the founders of the Tiny House Company & here she explains why they went along this path. They both come from an architectural background. Lara actually quit her architecture career to do a carpentry apprenticeship which she also completed last year with a Queensland Apprentice of the Year award. They have also had a legal victory with Brisbane City Council over the definition of their Tiny House which occurred in early November just after their daughter Charlie was born. The video is 10 minutes long.