Small House Movement

Yet another growing trend possibly influenced, indirectly and unconsciously, by the eremitical life is the small house or tiny house movement. The small or tiny house movement is a popular description for the architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes.


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This now includes building tiny houses described as “hermitages”. Arvesund is a Swedish company which manufactures and produces the hermit’s cabin. The dwelling is just one room with one single bed and a kitchen. The company has built multiple prototypes in Sweden where visitors can stay and they also ship the homes around the world. They also produce the special stove and water heating system in the house:

Even luxurious hermitages are on offer:


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