Talk:Small house movement

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Possible false assumption[edit]

The only example of a country with a trend towards building larger houses mentioned in the article is the obvious one - the United States. Are there any others? Maybe Canada and Australia. Certainly not the UK, where I live, where new houses and flats tend to be wretchedly small. Nor most of Europe, based on personal observation, or Japan. (Rapidly developing countries hardly count - if there is an increase there, it's because masses of people are changing their social status, not because people of a given status are building bigger homes than their predecessors of the same status.) The article mentions a 353 square foot flat in Manchester as if it is remarkable. Not so: I once bought a flat slightly smaller than that in London (not in an elite area) It cost me about eight times the national average salary. Wimstead (talk) 23:44, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

Weasel words[edit]

This article seems to be written by activists, some of the words are simply not objective. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 173.230.160.233 (talkcontribs) 23:40, 28 November 2010 (UTC)

'Small house movement' or 'Small houses'[edit]

The article currently reads like an article about small houses, there is no description of an organised movement. Is there one? The FT article mentions a Small House Society and the "small house movement, as it is popularly known, is especially vocal in the US". Just because the FT article goes of on a tangent and talks about small houses in general shouldn't mean this WP article goes of on tangents! Sionk (talk) 22:57, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

Yes, there is a movement, and it is called the "Tiny House movement." I think that we should seriously consider changing the name of this page to "Tiny house" or the "Tiny House Movement." I was glad to be directed to this page, but definitely think that it could be better. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.82.162.35 (talk) 06:45, 27 March 2013 (UTC)