New fascination with diminutive dwellings – Tiny House Movement is building momentum! – Country’s new fascination with tiny houses, expansive love for the diminutive dwellings generates an industry of small-home manufacturers. On Friday, The New York Times profiled a few such companies, and those who purchase tiny houses from them, even if they use them as additions or outbuildings, instead of full-time dwellings. Montainer, a shipping container company, “is a start-up capitalizing on the ‘tiny house’ movement, which is driven by people who want to live smaller, more simplified and less environmentally impactful lives,” the Times writes. Read more.