A Dwell Reader on Small Homes

A Dwell Reader on Small Homes

leslie
Jun 16, 2008

Anyone else notice this letter in the June issue of Dwell?:

Why glorify the small home (March 2008)? A small home might serve its purpose for a progressive couple, but anyone with kids or a family will soon realize that 1,000 square feet is never going to be enough. Living small seems responsible at first, but living that small will never catch on. Living modest might: Modest homes of 2,500 square feet, and creative ways to fit and furnish them, are a burgeoning trend, and I'd like to see this aspect of responsible living explored more.

"Will never catch on?" We beg to differ, John DiPietro of Staten Island. Check out our Small Cool Contest. And the comments here, for instance...

Image: Cavco Cabins via Tiny House Blog

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