What Does It Take to Live in 300 Square Feet?

For ninety days, Ben Brown lived out of a 308-square-foot cottage designed by Marianne Cusato. He discovered that you really needed to be connected to your community when living in tight quarters.
January 14, 2011, 2pm PST | Hazel Borys
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Brown learned from his experience that these homes work better when sited together:

"They need a critical mass to achieve their promise as a viable alternative to neighborhoods of 3,000-square-foot-plus homes. Dropped randomly into acre-lot subdivisions and diminished by surrounding McMansions, they look eccentric and experimental. They need small-lot site-planning and the company of friends."

Thanks to Hazel Borys

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Published on Friday, January 14, 2011 in PlaceShakers
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