whoa spaced out there...yeah it's been a
while! early DEC sound good?
I've been doing alot of scheming but near zero construction. I think it'd
be cool to actually build something, like a 4'x4'x8' sleeping/storage
module simple enough that 5-10 people could make a prototype in a weekend.
On 2014-11-04 12:06, Cris Shirley wrote:
Hello Tiny House Crew!
What's the latest on the Tiny House Caucus and Shelter planning for an
East Bay Tiny House village/trailer park.
I'm looking to get a tiny house soon and want to see where others are at
and if we have any movement that I've missed out on over the summer.
I'd love to get a meeting together if others are interested. Looks like
the East Bay Tiny House meetup group has one scheduled for December 21st,
but another one sooner and less in conflict with holiday time would be
On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 10:35 PM, Hol Gaskill <hol(a)gaskill.com> wrote:
we had a meeting maybe 2 months ago RE building a
fleet of trailerable
tiny homes, probably overdue for another.
Here is a list set up for discussion of tiny homes, including
construction, social justice / housing, property search, all aspects of the
there hasn't been that much traffic yet. Seems like we should start
hashing out some details and getting people organized a bit into whatever
aspects of the tiny home movement they are most interested in hacking on.
just made a pad with the minutes from the first and so far only meeting
that i know of - https://pad.riseup.net/p/TinyHomeCaucus
feel free to
just flesh out the minutes and add your thoughts wherever as it's just a
loose list of topics.
I should have some open bandwidth in the next few weeks - anyone for
meeting up to discuss? Last meeting was at a bar, would propose to do same
Mar 6, 2014 10:00:42 PM, owens.marcus(a)gmail.com wrote:
Hey all- I think this topic is super important given the gentrification
and housing crisis in our area, the increasing eviction of encampments such
as at the recent clearing of the camp at the southend of lake merritt
around the convention center, etc. I think there's also a lot of potential
to go beyond the sculptural practice of this guys work given organizing
networks and capacities of a place like sudo, not to mention the temperate
climate of the bay area. Could this conversation be worthy of some sort of
"Right to the City/Hack the City" working group? Would love to connecting
with others interested in developing this conversation..
a priori, a few potentially relevant precedents
from the arch/design
Superuse Studios: cataloging waste materials from industrial ecologies
to be used
for building projects.
Architect Teddy Cruz has been working on developing frameworks for safe
informal/DIY housing in Tijuana/San Diego.
Urban Code: UC berkeley project to catalog and
city-owned land in
>On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 4:46 PM,
Vicky Knox vknoxsironi(a)gmail.com>
Heh glad this thread is so popular! Any response
yet from this guy? On
a related note, I'm part of a listserv* where talk of
tiny houses has been
really hot. Let me know if you want access.
*Spaghetti Night. It is a great portal into (one of) the Berkeley
>2014-03-03 10:06 GMT-08:00 Hol Gaskill hol(a)gaskill.com>gt;:
hah the look on his face must've been
priceless! i was scheming on
said conestoga wagon, decided to get a few flatbeds
under my belt first.
hopefully have something to report on this month!
on Mar 02, 2014, Gabrielle Silverman gabbywingnut(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Hey it's definitely real, I know
somebody who got one of the tiny houses.
Also on the "what if... occupy" tip I was once involved with a community
garden in the south bronx that kept getting bulldozed and rebuilt over and
over. Kicking off one of the re-occupations we built a little cassita in
pieces in another garden around the corner and then carried it all over and
screwed it together one night to announce the rebirth of the encampment.
Best moment was dude from the city the first morning talking into his
cell phone: "They have a house. I repeat a HOUSE. They're more organized
than we thought they were..."
On Mar 2, 2014 5:54 PM, "Chris Bee" hotelcompany(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I'm not calling shenanigans, but...I haven't seen any of these around,
and I spend a lot of time in WSO. Should I call that number and volunteer
my services? Assuming the article's legit and not just a puff piece, this
sounds like a project that sudo should be working with.
Even if it's BS, I recall someone- quite
possibly from sudo- mentioning
a bike trailer/Conestoga wagon type thing that
sounded pretty cool. I don't
remember whether they built it or were planning to build it...anyone?
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