10 Tiny Homes in Rural America

By Sheilla Sanon / Published by Dwell
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Beautiful things can come in small packages. The compact functionality of tiny homes have prevailed in urban and rural locations alike.

These 10 tiny abodes magnify the natural, rustic surroundings of bucolic locales in the United States.

The Weezero Weehouse by Alchemy blends into the copper hues of Moab, Utah.

The Weezero Weehouse by Alchemy blends into the copper hues of Moab, Utah.

Photo: Alchemy WeeHouse


Solar panels power this 550-square-foot Maine cottage designed by Alex Scott Porter. 

Solar panels power this 550-square-foot Maine cottage designed by Alex Scott Porter. 

Photo: Eirik Johnson
This mobile tiny house by Timbercraft Tiny Homes is 150 square feet of southern charm.

This mobile tiny house by Timbercraft Tiny Homes is 150 square feet of southern charm.

Courtesy of Timbercraft Tiny Homes


Interior designer Kim Lewis transformed two trailers into a funky 500-square-foot gem in Austin, Texas.

Interior designer Kim Lewis transformed two trailers into a funky 500-square-foot gem in Austin, Texas.

Molly Winters


LineSync Architecture designed this remote Vermont home for families requiring wheelchair accessibility. 

LineSync Architecture designed this remote Vermont home for families requiring wheelchair accessibility. 

LineSync Architecture


Chattanooga's Wind River Bungalow was the first tiny house built by Travis Pyke of Wind River. Cedar sidings are met with interior oak surfaces and storage.

Chattanooga's Wind River Bungalow was the first tiny house built by Travis Pyke of Wind River. Cedar sidings are met with interior oak surfaces and storage.

Courtesy of Wind River Tiny Homes


The picturesque aesthetic of the Tiny Texas House homes are modest and bespoke.

The picturesque aesthetic of the Tiny Texas House homes are modest and bespoke.

Tiny Texas Houses


Clothesline Tiny Homes founders Carrie and Shane Caverly designed their first time home in New Mexico before relocating to Colorado.

Clothesline Tiny Homes founders Carrie and Shane Caverly designed their first time home in New Mexico before relocating to Colorado.

Clothesline Tiny Homes


The Harvard Innovation Lab created micro-dwellings to offer a wooded escape to local residents.

The Harvard Innovation Lab created micro-dwellings to offer a wooded escape to local residents.

Courtesy of Getaway


At only 396 square feet, the Pattern Book House is one of the smallest homes designed by Rural Studio.

At only 396 square feet, the Pattern Book House is one of the smallest homes designed by Rural Studio.

Timothy Hursley

Sheilla Sanon

@sheillasanon

Sheilla Sanon is a writer, adventurer, and furniture designer in Atlanta, GA.

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