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Backyard Housing 101: Is a Tiny House Right for You?

UPDATE: You can now find our Backyard Housing workshop online at:


Help SquareOne Villages build a village

and help yourself build a home.


Come to Backyard Housing 101 workshop to:

1. Learn how to build a tiny house in your backyard

2. Speak one-on-one with expert builders and architects and see their work

3. Tour Emerald Village Eugene tiny house community


When: Sunday October 22nd from 3-6pm

Where: Eugene Friends Church @ 3495 W 18th Ave.

Cost: $25 per individual & $40 per couple

All proceeds go to building affordable (tiny) housing!

Presentations include:

Eugene's Mayor Vinis

kicks us off on why tiny houses are good for your family and good for Eugene

Michael Fifield, architect & professor

how small spaces can be amply enjoyable

Willard C. Dixon Architect

an example of how tiny housing can qualify for affordable housing fee waivers

Arbor South Architecture

financial promise of backyard housing

Bohemian Cottages & Tiny Houses

what it takes to DIY a tiny house

Builders, Architects, and Designers include:

  • Arbor South Architecture - sustainable design/building

  • BioBuilders - natural builders

  • Bohemian Cottages & Tiny Houses - 10+ years of building tiny

  • Michael Fifield Architecture + Urban Design

  • Mud City Construction - specialists in straw & clay building

  • Oregon Cottage Company - architect & tiny home builder

  • Willard C. Dixon Architect - local planning & design

  • More to come!

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