Talking Points: Tiny Houses

A collection of sources and imagery to explore tiny houses.

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Questions to Ask Children

What do you think of the materials used to build this home? Name some of the materials you can see.

Would you live in this microhome?

What are the pros and cons to living in a tiny home?

Questions to Ask Children

Could you live in this space?

Do you like the interior space? Why?

Would you prefer to have a tiny house in the countryside or in a city?

Can you think of a clever way to design a chair so that it can be stored away easily.

Questions to Ask Children

What do you think of this home?

Would you live in this microhome?

What premade structure could you make a tiny home out of?

Sharon Lee March

Questions to Ask Children

How can tiny houses improve society?

What is a house for?

AKT II and OFIS Arhitekti

Questions to Ask Children

Does this microtome have enough space?

Would you like to live in a microtome that could be moved around?

Do you like the design of the home? Why?

Could you fit all of your belongings in this home?

Questions to Ask Children

Could you live in this space?

Do you think that all homes should be made like this in the future? Why?

Do you like the interior space? Why?

What would you miss if you had to live in this space?

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