Tiny House Plans

Each of the tiny house plans below are based off of or were used in the construction of actual tiny houses of very high quality. The individuals selling these plans live in their tiny homes full-time and are amazing examples for the rest of the tiny house community. Your support for them is appreciated! These plans were all very carefully researched, planned and tested, meaning you can trust that that any finished home created using any of these plans will be safe and efficient, with incredibly well thought-out features and use of space. These plans are for tiny houses with a more modern design style (often a low-slope shed-style roof) and offer a variety of options for singles and couples looking to live tiny in some of the very best designs. I highly recommend each of these (my plans the most, of course!).
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The Tiny Project

Tiny Project Tiny House Construction Plans
These construction plans offer complete blueprints to build your own tiny house — to the exact same specifications as our original Tiny Project house as seen on this website. The house has been featured in the press worldwide and has even won a design award from Sunset Magazine for best "on wheels" house. Save hundreds of hours and possibly thousands of dollars! The plans include almost 40 pages of:
  • Trailer specs, dimensions & modifications
  • Precise framing diagrams w/dimensions
  • Window and door sizes & specs
  • Elevation drawings w/dimensions
  • Detailed floor plans w/dimensions
  • Electrical, plumbing, propane & safety systems design
  • Materials list, including suggested appliances and fixtures
  • Interior finishing suggestions & images
  • Plus – A complete, editable SketchUp model, for you to view, take apart, or alter as you wish

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Check out the Photo Book as a great companion to the plans.

The Morrison’s hOMe

TinyHouseBuild Morrison hOMe tiny house plans
Andrew and Gabriella’s hOMe, a modern tiny house on wheels, offers tiny house living without compromise. The house has a full sized kitchen, a comfortable set of stairs, copious amounts of storage that works double duty as furniture, a functional bathroom with room for a conventionally sized sink, shower and toilet. These tiny house plans provide you with the information to build your own hOMe:
  • 5 page set of hOMe ARCHITECTURAL PLANS printed on Architectural D (3′ x 2′) paper. Shipping and handling are free internationally.
  • ARCHITECTURAL PLANS INSTANT DOWNLOAD to gain immediate access before your hard copy arrives in the mail.
  • 4 DVD step by step production showing exactly how to build hOMe from start to finish.
  • Step by step short video showing you how to read your hOMe architectural plans.
  • Fully editable SketchUp file for hOMe.
  • Materials list

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Check out their DVD Building Guide, too!

Vina’s Tiny House

Vina's tiny house - Sol Haus
Vina’s Sol Haus Tiny House and Light Haus are two of my all time favourites! She also has plans for a Sol Pod tiny office/studio. Her design aesthetic is more modern, clean and simple. Vina also offers one-on-one consultations and custom architectural design services. Vina’s a bright star in the tiny house world and is working hard to make tiny living possible for countless others! Her plans are professionally compiled as a comprehensive set, consisting of 11×17 sheets including:
  • Construction Plans for Main Level & Loft Level, fully dimensioned
  • Furniture Plan with custom desk and sofabed/storage
  • Millwork Plan with built-in cabinetry and storage
  • Electrical/Mechanical Plan with equipment, wiring diagrams, lighting, switches
  • Deck Plan with awning, fully dimensioned
  • Exterior Elevations (all 4 sides) showing windows & doors & material specifications for siding and roof
  • Building Sections showing interior elevations with critical heights
  • Cross Section Detail showing rainscreen, insulation, roof, trailer
  • Roof Detail showing framing for round window and roof with 40 degree slope
  • Framing Plans for the trailer/foundation, floor, loft, roof
  • Wall Framing Elevations for all exterior sides

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See more of Vina’s house Vina has a great photo book too!

Macy’s MiniMotives

macy Miller tiny house MiniMotives

These are the plans for Macy’s very popular MiniMotives house. Like the other plans shown here, her house features a more modern design style. Macy’s is somewhat unique in that it does not include a loft and makes room for a bed on the main level (with storage underneath), accessible with just a few small steps.

Macy’s Basic-Plans package is a 13 page set of drawings with general information (including links to products that may be less familiar and her exact fixtures), a material list for basic costing purposes, some floor and ceiling plans, elevations and framing plans, that’s it.  Simple easy general info without the bells and whistles.  There are no details of specific wall assemblies included in this package.

For those that want it all detailed out down to the millwork, Macy’s Full Plans set has just that.  It’s a 33 page set of drawings that includes everything in the Basic Plan package as well as the electrical plan, plumbing plan, millwork and all the details of assemblies I used in my actual house.  This, I imaging would be the package that I would purchase if I as starting it over again from scratch, in fact I WISH I had had this prior to going at it.

The third package is Everything, the full plans plus the Sketchup model which is fully editable.  This is for those people who want to build something similar to Macy’s house but maybe with a few tweaks.  They can start with the base sketchup model and tweak things from there.  I am only offering the Sketchup Model with the purchase of the full set of plans, not independently.

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Macy sells a great eBook too!

Light Haus

Light Haus tiny house plans

The Light Haus is a fully customized tiny house that was designed for a couple – she is 5’0″ and he is 6’4″ tall. The design provides height clearance of 6’8″ below the loft, and 4’6″ above the loft. At 24′ long, many features have been incorporated: 2 separate office spaces, large and functional kitchen, luxurious bathroom, roomy bedroom loft accessed by innovative stair design, copious amounts of storage, and even a special access door for a cat!

Clerestory windows, an abundance of light, a light interior color pallet, and non-toxic materials, make this home truly feel like a refuge from the outside world. The Light Haus is ideal for a single person, a couple, and would make a beautiful ADU on a city lot and/or nightly rental for AirBnB crowd.

  • Built on 24′ long trailer with 18″ bump-out
  • Two separate offices for him and for her
  • Large bedroom loft with lots of storage
  • Uniquely designed stairs with storage
  • Luxurious bathroom with large shower & custom sink
  • Full size Kitchen with induction stove
  • Heating and cooling with mini-split
  • DMV registered and RVIA certified
  • All custom furniture for multi-functionality
  • Non-toxic healthy interior with no formaldehyde

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Sol Pod

Sol Pod tiny house plans

Another beautiful creation of Vina Lustado! After designing her own tiny home and living in it for many years, she decided to design & build a mobile office space, also on a trailer. SOL POD is designed to be multi-functional, flexible and portable. The interior is bathed with natural light and there is plenty of storage on the raised platform floor.

By incorporating green technologies such as solar, this tiny house is a perfect for off-grid applications. It uses an innovative solar battery storage by SimpliPhi Power.

Perhaps the best part of this unit is the ease and speed of construction with SIPs panels (structural insulated panels). The walls and roof went up in literally one day!

  • Built on 8.5’x16’ trailer with SIPs panels
  • Powered with rooftop solar panels
  • Loft space for sleeping, lounging or storage
  • Kitchenette with sink, refrigerator, induction stove
  • Plenty of storage at raised platform floor

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Cider Box

Shelterwise Coder box tiny house plans
The Cider Box is a tiny house design from Portland Alternative Dwellings (PAD) and Shelter Wise that fits a whole lot of house in a compact package with many customizable options. The non-traditional “double shed” roof line adds more space, dimension and intrigue, and clears the way for light to stream in through strategically placed clerestory windows, optional skylights, and full glass doors. It’s a great design for couples and small families because it can accommodate two separate sleeping lofts, a full kitchen, and space for laundry. The 20 foot design is 148 square feet on the main floor with a 65 square foot main loft and 30 square foot small loft. The 24 foot design is 179 square feet on the main floor with an 84 square foot and a 30 square foot loft. This set of plans includes:
  • Plans for a 20’ & 24’ long house, both 8.5’ wide
  • Detailed interior and exterior elevation drawings for all sides
  • Detailed trailer connection instructions
  • Wall framing elevations, Roof framing plans, Cross sections of wall, roof & floor
  • Structural fastener details
  • Framing package design
  • Window and door schedule
  • Suggested floor plan that can be customizable
  • Appliance placement suggestions

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Hikari Box

Hikari Box modern tiny house plans
The Hikari Box is a modern retreat or minimalist flat from Portland Alternative Dwellings (PAD) and Shelter Wise. This house offers a spacious and light-filled home with a relatively simple construction process. At 24 feet long, it has 184 square feet on the ground floor, with one 79 square foot loft for a queen bed and one 23 square foot loft for storage or a twin bed. Fourteen windows and two skylights give the house its name — hikari is Japanese for “light-filled” — and make the house bright and sunny without sacrificing energy efficiency. This set of plans includes:
  • Plans for a 24′ x 8.5′ foot house with eaves that extend out to 9 foot, six inches.
  • Detailed interior and exterior elevation drawings for all sides
  • Trailer connection details
  • Wall framing elevations & roof framing plans
  • Cross sections of wall, roof and floor
  • A basic wiring diagram
  • Double loft placements
  • Appliance and fixture recommendations
  • A small exterior bump-out offers additional storage

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