Tiny House

Tiny House is small holiday home on Sauvie Island.  The house is designed to make optimal use of the small space – from the mezzanine loft room, to the large multifunctional living area with hidden storage and sofas that can double as extra beds.

 “It was first built in the early 1940s as part of Vanport Village; a quickly erected development built to house shipyard workers. When Vanport Village flooded in 1948 this particular little house was floated down the river to Sauvie Island, where it became the goose-check station. Years later it was remodeled to become a rental house.”

The house was also revamped to be environmentally friendly. All materials used in the renovations were recycled or sourced locally from sustainable companies. My favourite addition is the green roof, composed of moss and ferns gathered along the Columbia River Gorge.


living area








Photographs by Lincoln Barbour

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1 Response to Tiny House

  1. ahh yes, one of the first of my small space dwelling favs! thanks for sharing;)

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