Workshops and Events

The Vine PCBC

The Vine

June 23rd, 2015 | San Diego, California

“The Vine is decidedly not a how-to workshop. It is, perhaps, an inspire-to workshop—a wellspring to renew creativity and purpose.” “That might be the best way to describe this special one-day event featuring Dee Williams and an excitingly diverse range of speakers.

Dee is one of seven artists, entrepreneurs, and all-around fascinating speakers who will fire up the audience with fresh perspective and provide “answers to questions we didn’t know we were asking.”

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Dream Big, Build Small: Microhousing 101

July 13th, 2015 | Portland, Oregon

Lots of people dream of down-sizing to reduce their debt, to focus on what’s important, or to facilitate the creation of a new community. What are the possibilities, challenges, and realities of taking the plunge toward tiny? What are the options, and which one would suit you best? If you’ve considered tiny living, come see six tiny houses on wheels at the Caravan Tiny House Hotel, and learn from the experts who have put their passion and knowledge into establishing tiny house communities.

Dee Williams is leading this special two-hour event as a part of Chris Guillebeau’s Word Domination Summit. While the Summit is sold out, public tickets for this event are still available. Join Dee at the Caravan and get your bearings in the surprisingly big world of small housing.

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Tiny House Basics Workshop

November 7th and 8th, 2015 | Portland, Oregon

Our Tiny House Basics Workshop is comprehensive but entry-level, introducing you to the unique design and building principles that apply to a tiny home. This workshop includes a tour of a tiny house and pocket community, and classroom-style learning, including:

  • Case studies of tiny houses and pocket neighborhoods
  • Cultivating home and community
  • Navigating codes, insurance, and regulations
  • Tiny house building necessities like securing your house to your trailer, controlling moisture, and designing for ventilation, heating, and cooling
  • Tiny house systems, including electrical, gas, and water

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