New Atlas: A Big Year For Small Living: The Best Tiny Houses Of 2018

Kristian Strang

Posted By: Kristian Strang

December 13, 2018

Originally published by Adam Williams at New Atlas on December 3rd, 2018. Read the original story here.

True Studio

Optional extras for the True Studio include off-grid functionality, a rainwater collection system and a radiant...


This attractive shipping container-based tiny house named True Studio can be outfitted with optional extras, including full off-grid functionality and smart home tech.

The True Studio is designed by Modern Dwellings and is based on a standard shipping container. Its exterior is enlivened with a slatted metal facade and the interior measures 160 sq ft (14.8 sq m), with a living/sleeping area, kitchenette, dining area, and bathroom. One side of the container home opens up to the outside and it runs on or off-the-grid. Optional upgrades include a voice-controlled smart home system, rainwater collection, and radiant underfloor heating.