May 28, 2014 Design, Tiny house No Comments

A vardo (also waggon, living waggon, van, and caravan) is a traditional horse-drawn wagon used by British Romani people as their home.[1] Possessing a chimney, it is commonly thought of as being highly decorated, intricately carved, brightly painted, and even gilded. The British Romani tradition of the vardo is seen as a high cultural point of both artistic design and a masterpiece of woodcrafters art.[2] The heyday of the living wagon lasted for roughly 70 years, from the mid-1800s through the first two decades of the twentieth century. Not used for year-around living today, Read more

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Although our Vardo or bow topped Tiny House is certainly a stretch from the original described in this wikipedia Article. the things we have tried to include are a single story no loft. The walls are on;y 7 ft 6 in tall plus the curve of the roof. You can finish our kit off as simple or as fancy as you want.

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Written by Patrick