If you watch any of those DIY/home renovation channels on TV you might be aware of the latest home craze, tiny houses. These are small mobile homes which can be trucked anywhere with ease. I will now ruin this trend by making it geeky, starting with a design based on the Ghostbusters Firehouse.
In terms of layout, it is almost perfect. I had to move the GB sign out of the way because there was no room for it on the door, so I placed it where it was on the original toy.
The “red garage” can be turned into a pet door. The mast above the garage is now a letter slot. I simplified the crown molding for a more ‘plausible’ look, should this ever be made. Due to weight concerns, bricks were not feasible; this house has a wood exterior.
I wanted a sloped roof on top, so it is concealed within the boxy frame. There are some skylights which come with a sliding cover (which rolls on rails), handy for when you want to dampen the noise from rain.
Sorry I didn’t make an interior (yet), but it would be something like this. Maybe steps instead of a ladder, and a fireman’s pole of course. I might come back and revisit the interior one day.
Stay tuned for more tiny house designs in the coming weeks.