Institute of Swedish Safety & Security


Risk Management & Crisis Preparedness




'TINYHOUSES' by ISSS

 PHOTO GALLERY from Day 1: 1st October 2015


Follow the ISSS TinyHouse project through 2015 and beyond, as we create resilience in communities through opportunity. sustainable living and innovation


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After months of planning - Material arrive

Just enough clearance

Cutting the chassis late in to the night

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Creating Light Beams

Cutting & grinding trailer completed

More beams & side panels for Light-Beams

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More grinding to complete the underside

Welding chassis extentions

Fabricated a jig to make light work of producing light-beams

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Light-beam assembly - side walls complete

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First side wall stud-work complete

Floor beams completed - Extended sides

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2nd side wall complete & time to move inside the barn.

2 weeks to erect the side walls, complete the roof beams and panel the sides.

Building side walls with Light-Beams

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The perfect level test!

Ready to lift the first wall frame

First wall frame up & secured

All major ground floor frame work complete

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Floor pan, roofing paper and two layers of insulation (190mm total)

This level of insulation should ensure a warm house durin the winter!

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Wall insulation 185mm thick

Wind-proof Paper wrapped

1st day of external cladding with panels

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Side wall paneling completed

First roofline choice.

Too little headsdpace for

Sleeping area

New roofline design choosen

& roof beams started

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Sleeping Loft floor being laid

Roof panels - (leaving a 'hatch' open at one end made this much easier)

Working on the interior beams & ceiling

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195mm insulation in all walls

Bathroom walls - stud work

195mm insulation in ceiling

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Bathroom & ceiling panels underway

Kitchen studwork underway

Eternal paint underway

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