Budget Breakdown: It Took 40 Days and $46K to Build This Tiny House in Texas

A couple save on secondhand windows and splurge on yakisugi siding to create a cozy retreat just outside Austin.
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Since before the pandemic, Zach Batteer and Carlyle Scott, who are both 29 and work in tech, dreamed of creating a retreat—a gathering place for friends, family, and community to unplug, get back to basics, and spend quality time with loved ones.

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Laura Mauk
Laura Mauk writes about architecture and design for Dwell, Wallpaper*, the San Francisco Chronicle, Interiors and Luxe.