DusseldorfLess car, less clothes, less possessions: Even though many contemporaries are still swinging around with thick bodies and the cocktail dress is hung five times in the closet, on the other side minimalism can be described – although not yet comprehensively as an attitude but at least as a social trend. It was only a matter of time that he also captured living space as a status symbol par excellence.
“Tiny Houses” are the names of these buildings, which in many ways call for massive downsizing. Nice and good – but live in it forever? If you are still unsure about the purchase, you can rent one as a rehearsal in the upcoming summer vacation.
It's worth it for the providers. Since 2009, for example, the accommodation broker Airbnb Tiny Houses on offer, the booking numbers increased gradually. Between January and June 2019, Airbnb's bookings increased by 109 percent year-on-year. Slow living is therefore becoming more and more important when choosing a holiday destination.
Like so much, the Tiny House movement swept across the pond to Europe, promoting reduced living in small houses anywhere between 15 and 45 square meters in size. Nevertheless, at least the most necessary achievements of civilized life should exist.
Sleep and laundry room, kitchen and living room, toilet and bathroom – all there, which is standard in a standard three-room apartment. However, the problems of arrangement and distribution make these houses in the most wondrous forms.
Fine Tiny Houses in Europe for rent
They stand by the sea or lonely in the mountains, are built in treetops or hidden underground, often mounted on wheels and street legal. Some are former circus wagons, giant cucumber barrels or chapels. Tchibo sold some for six weeks last year, and meanwhile, they are coming out of the 3D printer within 24 hours.
In the United States, the average living space between 1978 and 2007, although increased from 165 to 230 square meters, so that as the wealth increased, all the golf clubs, flat screens and residential landscapes also took place. But just from that year of the global financial crisis and its consequences, the Tiny House movement got a boost.
A look at the images of the usual mediation pages revealed: Tiny House and nature belong together. After all, that's what it's all about: intimacy and seclusion away from standardized dwellings in silos and settlements. On-line marketplace Airbnb jumped on the train and offers successively more Tiny Houses of private individuals.
More: What does the workplace of the future look like? Tiny Houses are also becoming interesting for employers.
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