The Tiny House Is Under Construction

The tiny house is under construction!

Here’s the nearly completed design for my first tiny house build. I came up with most of it, with help from my partner, Erica, who is also building a tiny house. My friend, architect John Fitzpatrick, set it all up in CAD, including the framing plan. Great to have real plans to work from. I bought the 26′ trailer from Iron Eagle Trailers in Gresham, Oregon.

tiny house construction

This is getting close to finished; just details left.

 

tiny house construction

The first wall sections are coming together on Erica’s project

 

Beautiful Architecture Positively Affects Human Health

According to researchers at Warwick Business School in Coventry, UK, beautiful architecture has a positive impact on human health. PhD student Chanuki Seresinhe, associate professor of Behavioural Science and Finance Tobias Preis, and associate professor of Behavioural Science Suzy Moat published their findings in a paper titled Quantifying the Impact of Scenic Environments on Health. Their methodology involved showing study subjects photos from the web site “Scenic or Not,” a crowdsourced resource of more than 217,000 geotagged photos from across Great Britain. Participants were asked to rate each photo on a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 indicating “very scenic,” and 1 indicating “not scenic.”

Beautiful buildings, such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, are good for human health.

According to researchers at Warwick Business School in Coventry, UK, beautiful architecture has a positive impact on human health.

PhD student Chanuki Seresinhe, associate professor of Behavioural Science and Finance Tobias Preis, and associate professor of Behavioural Science Suzy Moat published their findings in a paper titled Quantifying the Impact of Scenic Environments on Health.

Their methodology involved showing study subjects photos from the web site “Scenic or Not,” a crowdsourced resource of more than 217,000 geotagged photos from across Great Britain. Participants were asked to rate each photo on a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 indicating “very scenic,” and 1 indicating “not scenic.”

More info here.

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