Redefining Home

adventures in microdwelling

  • Where I live: defining my home

    July 5, 2019 by

    I can use many phrases to describe the way I live now, and yet none fully does it justice, because the way I live now is almost nonexistent in the United States. One way: I live in a furnished 220-square-foot room in a 44-bedroom rooming house next to a college campus, with healthy, delicious chef-prepared… Read more

  • Quads: affordable living, open to all Eugeneans

    November 11, 2019 by

    13th&Olive is a building/concept/orange-and-pink intrusion at the southern edge of downtown that most Eugeneans love to hate. Its massive (for Eugene), garishly colored form looms over three city blocks, with no setbacks or street landscaping to soften the blow. And recently it was sold to Singapore investors for a considerable profit. None of that is… Read more

  • My three minutes at Build Small Live Large 2019

    November 5, 2019 by

    I am excited to be one of the five micro-friendlies on the closing panel, Housing Stories and Innovations, at the annual Build Small Live Large Summit, to be held in Portland this Thursday. (It is still not too late to register!) Our role is to put a human face on the abstractions discussed at the… Read more

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