Micro-living, or choosing to live in a tiny house, has recently gained popularity. Many popular TV shows captivate viewers by exposing life inside a tiny home. In August, a tiny house festivalin Colorado Springs, Colorado drew 10,000 participants. Everyone from college students tosingle moms are building tiny homes. Tiny houses have even been suggested as an affordable way to house the homeless.
Reusing old shipping containers has become a very popular choice among tiny home builders because of its affordability and versatility.