- Start a Tiny Community (part mixer / part idea exchange)
THIS MEETUP IS BEING REPLACED BY AN ONLINE CALL (DUE TO SNOW) Please check out this page for details on connecting. https://www.meetup.com/Tiny-Village-Communities/messages/boards/thread/52010529/0/#[masked] Keeping the original meetup below for reference, join our online call instead. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hi everyone! Do you like the idea of living in cozy small dwellings with a group of like-minded individuals living cooperatively? Would you rather have fewer material possessions in exchange for a minimalistic lifestyle and more free time? Our two main areas of focus are planning and logistics as well as meeting other enthusiasts for developing your own Tiny Village Community. We will meet at Raconteur for our 2nd meetup, this will be a part mixer and part idea exchange. We'll focus our talks on Tiny Homes and building Tiny Communities, the challenges (building codes and such), as well as share ideas. Plus you'll get to know others that want to build. Bring your dreams and ideas to share. I expect this will be a small group like last time. Come for the happy hour (until 6 pm) and check out the bookstore while you're here :) Raconteur - https://www.yelp.com/biz/raconteur-seattle Check out their happy hour (3-6pm) - http://raconteurseattle.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Raconteur-HH-Menu-2018.pdf P.S. This is a cross-post from my group "Tiny Village Communities", you can RSVP for the event here or there :) https://www.meetup.com/Tiny-Village-Communities/
- HELP MAKE TINY HOUSES LEGAL IN WASHINGTON
This is HUGE! The Washington Tiny House Association has been working for over a year to get these bills to the Senate floor. We HAVE to show up for this to show that there is a REAL need for affordable housing. Read up on these two bills: https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5382&Year=2019 https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5383&Year=2019 Please take the time off work and make your voice heard! This is when real change happens! About four years ago a group of tiny house builders met with the IRC (international residential code) committee and managed to get code in place to allow for dwellings under 400 sq ft to actually be able to be classified and built as dwellings. This code has been going state to state and had been adopted in atleast five other states at this point. Right now after a year of the Washington Tiny House Association petitioning and lobbying and working with state officials they have finally brought to bills to be looked at by the State Senate. One bill is the IRC Tiny House Appendix which would mean people can legally build and live in tiny homes, on land or on wheels. The second bill has to do with allowing tiny house committees to be built and zoned legally. We just got the word last night that they are finally going to review these two bills at the State Senate. If it passes there it will go to the House, if it passes there it will go to Governor who has already expressed support. Then it will be a matter to take to each county and have each county adopt the code to allow for legal tiny house building and living. This Wednesday is the only time for the public to show up and show their support for this bill. It is CRUCIAL to show a need and desire for these bills. It is a big overhaul to pass these bills and they aren't going to do it if it looks like no one cares or perhaps people are showing who oppose it. This Wednesday the 6th at 1 PM. WA State Senate Cherberg Building Room[masked]th Ave Olympia, WA Thank you!
- Tiny Houses -Tiny Collective Open House
We are hosting a meetup in October to invite tiny house lovers to talk tiny. There will be two tiny houses open for viewing (The Tiny Tack House) as well as Kat’s Tiny Loft. Bring your questions or just enjoy the houses. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=redH-9UxUUU http://chrisandmalissa.com Parking: street parking on Madison Street and Beverly Ln.
- Want to see a Tiny House Trailer ?
My very first ever Tiny House Trailer has arrived. I will start building the subfloor next week. Here is your chance to see what to look for in a tiny house trailer before buying one. This trailer is made specifically for a tiny house. I will share the details and answer any questions you may have. I live on 5 beautiful wooded acres, if you can't find me, please call or text. There will be a volunteer opportunity if you are interested in helping me with the tiny house build later too. See you soon! Himanshu [masked] (707)[masked] Trailer info: 8'x24' long Iron Eagle Brand: Link http://ironeagletinyhousetrailers.com/tinyhomes/
- From SketchUp to Virtual Reality
From SketchUp to Virtual Reality? What does that mean? It is possible to walk inside a SketchUp model of your Tiny House design. We're going to be showing what I call pre-visualizatoin of a tiny house design. Using VR you can determine how a space looks and feels before you actually commit to building it. Design changes are far easier to implement before it's built. more details to follow... VR simulation and equipment being provided by Larry James and VRMakerDome. https://www.facebook.com/VRMakerDome [Recommended donation for VR support at this event is $5 or above] Cafe Aroma has graciously agreed to provide space for this event. Please give them a great review and like and share thier page. Attendees of this event are strongly recommended to purchase beverage, lunch, and tip well so we can continue to utilize their space. Cafe Aroma on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/CafeAromaShoreline/) and Cafe Aroma on Yelp (https://www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-aroma-shoreline-2)
- From SketchUp to reality - Design your Tiny House (Basic)
From SketchUp to reality! Come on join us for a fun afternoon. Here are few of many things I built from the computer to reality. SketchUp is a computer software that is the best tool for building Tiny House because is Free, Easy to Use, and safe to use. Safe means the measurement and whole 3D thing are accurate, it's trustable. You can rely on what you build in the computer. Meeting Agenda: 1:00 Go around introduce yourself why you are here, & what you hope to get from this meeting (2 mins each person). 1:30 Everyone draws on pic paper of the dimensions of your project (30 mins). 2:00 Together we watch Ten mins YouTube video of the SketchUp basic. Get on computer, down load (https://www.sketchup.com/download)or get on web base (https://my.sketchup.com/app)SketchUp We will go around the table to make sure everyone can do: • Draw a shape, • pull the shape to 3D, • group the object. • Move, & copy, • Delete, • Layers. • Download one thing from 3D warehouse. The people that familiar with SketchUp can help with the first timer, so no one falls behind. It is not necessary If you want to learn little about before you come, here is the video we will be watching (https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B3LR7PEiPZXfRF9haTJYUVRPZUk?usp=sharing). But don't overwhelm yourself. You don't have to know anything and you can take away class agenda in two hours. Bring your computer and earphone. Hope to see you there! Candice
- Open House- tiny model home ... the Alki style
Would everyone like to come and take a look at Seattle Tiny Homes model house before it leaves for its "forever home" at the end of the month? Open House for this Meetup group, and friends. Friday September 22nd is looking like a good date for this. Anyone have a time frame suggestion? Right now I have it set for 3-6 pm but I am flexible.
- Maker Faire - Seattle
SEATTLE MINI MAKER FAIRE IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER (http://seattle.makerfaire.com/) Join MoPOP on September 16-17 for this year’s celebration of the Maker movement featuring more than 130 Makers presenting their passion projects, new tech, super skills, and the latest in DIY, along with live performances, interactive attractions, and hands-on experiences. For more information, visit MoPOP.org/makerfaire (http://mopop.org/makerfaire) DATE: September 16-17, 2017 TIME: 10:00am—5:00pm VENUE: Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) and Seattle Center’s Next 50 Plaza TICKETS: http://seattle.makerfaire.com/ Buy Ticket: (https://www.mopop.org/seattleminimakerfairetickets) ADULT $22 STUDENT (w/ ID) $19 YOUTH (5-17) $13 CHILD (4 & under) FREE
- Maker Faire - Seattle
What is Maker Faire? We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth. Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new! As a celebration of the Maker Movement, it's a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. Makers come to show their creations and share their learnings. Attendees flock to Maker Faire to glimpse the future and find the inspiration to become Makers themselves. SEATTLE MINI MAKER FAIRE IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER (http://seattle.makerfaire.com/) SEATTLE MINI MAKER FAIRE IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER Join MoPOP on September 16-17 for this year’s celebration of the Maker movement featuring more than 130 Makers presenting their passion projects, new tech, super skills, and the latest in DIY, along with live performances, interactive attractions, and hands-on experiences. For more information, visit MoPOP.org/makerfaire (http://mopop.org/makerfaire) DATE: September 16-17, 2017 TIME: 10:00am—5:00pm VENUE: Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) and Seattle Center’s Next 50 Plaza TICKETS: http://seattle.makerfaire.com/ Buy Ticket: (https://www.mopop.org/seattleminimakerfairetickets) ADULT $22 STUDENT (w/ ID) $19 YOUTH (5-17) $13 CHILD (4 & under) FREE
- Tiny House Living Festival - Clark County Fairgrounds WA
http://www.tinyhouselivingfestival.com/locations/portland/ http://www.clarkcofair.com/fair-info.html Tiny House Living Festival is a traveling three day expo that brings education, advocacy, and application for small space living to dozens of cities across the US and Canada. We feature tiny houses on wheels, school bus conversions, park models, new and vintage RVs, vans, yurts, sailboats, teepees, tree houses and more! Our small space exhibits vary depending on the location of the festival and the local movement’s style and spirit. We also proudly offer expert speaker content, hands on workshops, product and service marketplaces, a craft fair, food, drink, entertainment, and a chance to meet new like-minded people! Our passionate team is committed to providing a unique experience in each city we visit; while remaining consistent to our mission: celebrating the benefits of doing more with less!