27 Jan '15, 2pm

Tiny House Built in a Garage Has French Style

Tiny House Built in a Garage Has French Style

The owner couldn’t afford an apartment in the city, so he purchased a dilapidated garage full of old junk and turned it into a beautiful, tiny house-style living space. With the help of an architect friend who had experience with similar build-outs, he set out to make his friends, who thought he was foolish to purchase the place, eat their words.

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