Modern salvaged tiny house covered with exterior climbing walls

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Climbing walls seem to be a bit of an architectural trope in some tiny houses: the fact that you can build your own small, mortgage-free dwelling means outdoorsy types can personalize it with interior and exterior climbing walls, decks, drawbridges -- you get the idea.

Avid climber Elke Rabé of the Netherlands designed and built this little gem of a home, using a lot of reclaimed materials. The exterior's boxy form allows for a good climbing surface.

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The inside is an eclectic mix of modern lines and salvaged materials, giving it a distinct character. We love how the sleeping loft has been done in particular; instead of a space-hogging stair to one side, the stairs have been pushed back, accentuating a tall, windowed corner, before leading up to a sleeping loft. No rails here, it's Europe after all, where they seem a bit more daring with these things.

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The home has a lot of vintage furnishings, paired with more modern items, like the desk and dresser. The alcove for the composting toilet can be closed off with a sliding door.

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The kitchen has a skylight too, covered with solar panels to filter the light a bit.

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No information on the cost of this unique little home, but what is certain that costs are lowered when you build your own home yourself and creatively reuse materials, as Rabé has done here. To find out more, visit Facebook.

[Via: Tiny House Talk]

Tags: Architecture | Less Is More | Living With Less | Netherlands | Small Spaces

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