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The Tiny Homes Movement

At Gembuild we build garden offices and studios and sometimes our timber outbuildings are used as temporary accommodation, almost like mini houses, and all for a very affordable cost. So we thought we’d take a look around the world to see the often ingenious, imaginative, sometimes comical and often charitable ways in which people have developed low-cost housing on a small scale and often to small budget — houses which are becoming part of the growing ‘Tiny Homes’ movement spreading around the globe. Here are a few of our favourite examples (click the images for a larger view):

Planning Permission Flow-Chart for Garden Offices & Studios (infographic)

Planning Permission for garden buildings - flow chart/infographicWondering whether your new garden building will need Planning Permission? To find the answer, work your way through our simple flow chart or ‘infographic’ below.

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