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The Box: Ralph Erskine’s Precursory Tiny House in the Swedish Woods : TreeHugger

The story goes that he was almost thirty and a new father of two girls when he arrived in Sweden in 1941, attracted by the welfare culture and local functionalism. A farmer gave him a plot in Lissma, and he built a house for his family with materials reclaimed from the surroundings: bricks from an abandoned oven nearby, local stones and even an old iron bed for the structure.

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