By James Witts If you’re beginning the process of building your new home, you likely are already aware of how the costs are going to stack up. Creating a home is not cheap, and while you may be overwhelmed already by the total cost, you should consider planning for an eco-friendly home. While some eco-friendly […]
Ok. So you found our web. You may have come across some of our house plans. You picked your favourite, perhaps it was Billie, or Bernie or Lisa, our newer projects. But there is something uncommon about them, and it’s not just the design or that they are made of wood. It’s their size! They […]
We are so happy to have Dianna for this interview. Many thanks for her time, and mainly, for her positive comments! If you are considering buying one of our house plans, here are ideas from one of proud owners of our house plans, Louise, more precisely. Njoy! What made you choose pinup houses? How did […]
Aloha, everyone! We are so proud to inform you that our family has become even bigger with a brand-new family member – Elisabeth. This time, the pictures are from Hawaii! Her majesty Elisabeth is beginning to arise from the ashes to rise and shine and to reign (with its view) over the beautiful lands of […]
Building without a permit for building Back in the days of our grandfathers, getting planning permission wasn’t part of the routine. You could build anything you wanted (at your own risk), as long as it was on your own property. Building without a permit was widespread. It was certainly in your interest to build in […]
About a girl… This is a love story about a working shed plan that met a creative builder, and turned into a tiny one-bedroom wooden house. The builder’s name was Julie and it all happened in Rakaia, New Zealand. With a little help from our friend, Joshua’s guide, Julie took her tools and got to […]
Hi there! My second post is here. I would like to tell you about our trip. We, me and Joshua, decided to visit NYC couple weeks ago. The main reason of our visit was the modern and interesting architecture of the city. I was really happy to be there, truthfully mainly because of Joshua, because it’s […]
Hi, I bought a map of world yesterday and now I’m considering where the factories of the Pin-Up Houses could be placed. I could imagine that the smaller houses will be produced in the same way as cars or furniture. IKEA is my inspiration. This company excellently combined function, quality of design and affordability. The […]
First day of spring is today and it is the right time to reflect on my dreams! My dream is to offer hundreds designs of small houses. I am really hard focused on quality, so I am able to design only one new house per week. Every design is consulted with engineers who have lifelong experiences […]
Human population is still growing and we have to search for smart and accessible solutions. Project Pin-Up Houses are not revolutionary and do not offer special products or new technologies. Pin-up Houses project brings just another perspective on the minimalist housing. My target is to move the knowledge just a little bit ahead. Knowledge about living on […]
1. Moderate price It’s very easy to build your own tiny house. You need just a few bucks for the material and good tiny houses or cabin plans. A lot of material and tools can be found at home. 2. Sustainable lifestyle Average house produces 10 tons of pollution every year. Modern materials are made form not […]
Today I visited a movie that I want to recommend to all of you. The movie is about small houses and minimalist architecture all around the world. It’s very inspirational documentary film, which shows me, that I am on the right way.
I’m an architect. I have finished university and my whole professional life is ahead of me. All the time during my studies I used to hear from my professors and students that our target is clear: “to find design studio as fast as possible and start to design skyscrapers and huge office buildings“. It is the only way […]
Hi, after I have built a few large houses I decided to design minimalist architecture because I think it will be better way for me. I had a few reasons for this change. The main reason was the need to obtain a building permit. The planning authorities have all sorts of great power over my […]
Why I founded this project? What is my motivation and target? Pinup-houses don’t need building permit!
Few months ago I designed this cottage. I made picture of nice cabin, which inspirited me to design Jane. I made really precise cottage plans, so I hope someone will build it very soon… http://www.pinuphouses.com/plans/cottage/jane/ cheers