About the collective

We are advocates for tiny houses. 
And support their inclusion in new and existing
neighbourhoods across Metro Vancouver and British Columbia.

What we do

Our main areas of focus

Outreach

We educate, inform and engage our cities and citizens on tiny houses through stakeholder workshops, meetups and public events.

Research

We partner with university students and faculty to explore the challenges and opportunities within tiny homes and living.

Pilots

We collaborate with cities to work towards the inclusion of tiny houses through pilot projects that promote affordable and sustainable housing.

Take action today!

Tiny House Petition

Want tiny houses in the City of Vancouver? Sign our petition in favour of a series of eco tiny house pilot projects in our city.

Advocate

Attend and speak at upcoming City of Vancouver council meetings on housing choices, rezoning, pilot projects and densification.

Visit the City of Vancouver website for more information.

Be Heard

Write to the Vancouver's council about your opinions on tiny houses. Contact the City of Vancouver's mayor and councillors and your member of parliament!

Current projects

go, go TINY

go, go TINY is a one-day tiny house event at Science World on May 20 in support of sustainable and innovative design and construction.

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DESIGNING TINY

The collective has formed a design think tank group to create tiny house designs that will be shared with cities across Metro Vancouver to encourage the inclusion of tiny in future planning.

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So you want a tiny house or had one built. Now what? We'll explore just this and how tiny fits into our greater housing system.

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RESEARCHING TINY

The collective coordinates research on tiny houses with community partners, including UBC, VCC, ECUAD, CityStudio and Light House Sustainable Building Centre.

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Upcoming events

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May 12, 2018

Tiny talk: Small housing, design and its real-world application

A presentation on small housing types, designs and their real-world applications. Followed by an industry-led panel and Q&A with Jake Fry (Smallworks), BC Tiny House Collective co-founders and other panelists (TBA). Presented by Small Housing BC (SHBC) as part of Vancouver Design Week. All profits will be towards SHBC’s research efforts related to smaller forms. Join […]   Read more →

Our sponsors & community partners

SFI

SFI

Bullfrog Power

Bullfrog Power

Roundhouse Radio

Roundhouse Radio

Real Estate Foundation of BC

Real Estate Foundation of BC

Ruby’s Ukes

Ruby’s Ukes

VANGLO

VANGLO

UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing

UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing

Arts Umbrella

Arts Umbrella

Wood WORKS! BC

Wood WORKS! BC

COFI

COFI

Vancouver Community College

Vancouver Community College

The Tyee

The Tyee

Tiny Healthy Homes

Tiny Healthy Homes

Science World

Science World

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

FPAC.ca

FPAC.ca

BCIT

BCIT

Vancouver Tool Library

Vancouver Tool Library

Bush, Bohlman & Partners LLP

Bush, Bohlman & Partners LLP

CITYSTUDIO

CITYSTUDIO

Portable Electric

Portable Electric

Recycling Alternative

Recycling Alternative

Home Depot

Home Depot

Co-op Radio 100.5 FM

Co-op Radio 100.5 FM

G&F Financial Group

G&F Financial Group

The team

Anastasia Koutalianos

Anastasia Koutalianos

co-founder & communications lead
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Sam Gambling

co-founder & research/pilots lead
Ben Garratt

Ben Garratt

tiny house builder & consultant
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Adam Davison

research coordinator

KMichele Varcoe

online content administrator

Meryl De Leon

volunteer coordinator

Sarah Marty

steering committee member

David Stonham

steering committee member

Caitlin Stonham

steering committee member

Sophie Randall

steering committee member

Elisabeth Osmandy

steering committee member

John McFarlane

steering committee member