Freedom in 704 Square Feet

“Early in their marriage, Lily Copenagle and Jamie Kennel began crafting a plan for living, scribbling house designs and lists of must-haves on notepads and paper napkins.

The idea was simple. They would create a home that was big enough for the two of them, but small enough so that it would be easy to maintain, environmentally responsible and inexpensive to operate. And that would allow them to free up their time and funds for intellectual and recreational pursuits. Own less, live more: It sounds like a platitude, but it became their strategy.…”

Article in New York Times by Sandy Keenan here.

Photo by Aaron Leitz 

Sent by Richard Hartman

7 Responses to Freedom in 704 Square Feet

  1. Anonymous says:

    Wow! So they are into this for about $334,000 and it will be paid of in 9 months. Maybe this is a typo or just another great example of relativity.

  2. Anonymous says:

    my gosh, yet more homes for a dollar

    after reading about the one in B.C., decided to do a google search for Dollar homes, and sure surprised at the quantities of them apparently available

    http://realestate.aol.com/blog/gallery/homes-for-a-dollar/#!slide=879551

  3. Anonymous says:

    Lloyd,
    in honour of the Olympics, check our Moscow's metro..
    pretty amazing..

    http://whenonearth.net/grandiose-metro-stations-moscow/

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