Workshops and Events

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Screening of “Tiny: A Story About Living Small” with Dee in attendance for a tiny house Q and A

Thursday, September 25 | 7:30 pm
The Hollywood Theater, Portland, OR

The Hollywood Theater is screening “Tiny: A Story About Living Small” as a part of their Ecofilm series. Dee Williams and a handful of other local tiny house experts will also speak about their experiences as a part of the evening’s agenda, and Dee will be available to sign copies of The Big Tiny.

PAD isn’t hosting a Tiny House Mixer in September, but this event is a great way to learn more about the movement and meet other interested folks!  Visit the Hollywood Theater for tickets and more information:
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Tiny House Workshop: Japan

Dee teaching from October 11-13th
Entire Workshop October through December
Yamanashi, Japan

Dee is guest-instructing the kick-off weekend of a three-month tiny home building workshop in Japan. The workshop will teach tiny house design, building and community concepts. Between kick-off in October and closing in December, a group of fifteen participants will build a complete, off-grid Salsa Box tiny home and hear from a variety of guest instructors and speakers about the why’s and how’s of building and living in tiny houses.

This workshop was created by Treeheads and Co., tiny house builders based in Tokyo. Visit their Tiny House Workshop page for more information:
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Dee Williams Tiny House Workshop

Tiny House Basics Workshop

November 1st and 2nd, 2014 | 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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