"Anna Minten has built herself a tiny house – 160 square feet small. She’s part of a growing movement of minimal, sustainable living and getting rid of excess.
'This is my paradise.' That’s what Anna Minten told me as we pull up at the site of her house-in-progress on Airport Way south of Revelstoke.
As we got out of her car and approach the house, I was struck by something – it’s even smaller than I imagined.
Minten’s house is 2.4 metres wide, 6 metres long. and 4.5 metres tall. That’s 160 square feet of floor space, plus a small loft, for the metrically disinclined.
Her house is part of a growing trend of tiny houses – essentially mobile homes that look like houses, but miniaturized.…"