Search Results: BA Norrgard

BA Norrgard Lets BuzzFeed Staff Live in Her Tiny House For a Few Hours, The Results are Hilarious

By Joanna England / January 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Have you ever tried to imagine what life would be like in a tiny house? Well, lifestyle repackaging expert, tiny home blogger, and Dallas native BA Norrgard offered a few BuzzFeed staffers the chance to live in her tiny house for a few hours. The results? Lots of laughs and a little introspection. Jump for […]

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Tiny Home Evangelist B.A. Norrgard Finally Launches North Texas Village

By Candy's Dirt / February 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

From Staff Reports Ever since B.A. Norrgard launched her website and tiny home tour, the goal was to get more people to understand tiny home living and sustainability. The more people on smaller footprints there are, her reasoning followed, the more successful communal tiny home villages would be. She’s let countless people traipse through her […]

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Urban Design Expert Leads Panel on Tiny House, Alternative Housing Movements

By Leah Shafer / March 14, 2016 / 1 Comment
Nan Ellins

The “tiny house” movement, as well as eco-villages, co-housing, and pocket neighborhoods, are some of the responses to urban growth. People living in these alternative houses are returning to a simpler way of life. These all incorporate shared amenities and social spaces, encouraging human interaction in order to nourish a deep sense of community. There’s less […]

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Tour B.A. Norrgard’s Tiny House at Earth Day Texas

By Joanna England / April 13, 2015 / 2 Comments

Perhaps you already saw B.A. Norrgard’s adorable 112-square-foot house on wheels at the Hollywood Heights Newellian Easter Parade this year? Or maybe you saw it in this BuzzFeed video? Well, if you haven’t yet seen inside the super cute but VERY COZY little home documented on Norrgard’s blog, you’ll have another chance to see it […]

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Living Small and Loving it: B.A. Norrgard Wants to Build a Tiny House Community in Dallas

By Joanna England / June 9, 2014 / 11 Comments

I’ve been following B.A. Norrgard’s tiny house adventures on her blog, and while it is at times funny and fascinating at others, her process of “lifestyle repackaging” has been thought-provoking for the most part. Norrgard, once a paralegal at a Dallas firm, was disaffected with her highly consumer-oriented life and wanted to live in a […]

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Can Dallas Live Small?

By Joanna England / November 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’ve been following BA Norrgard and her quest to live small — tiny even! — in a hand-built home after divesting herself of her mortgage and working to help people simplify, simplify, simplify. And as much as I love her mission, I have to wonder if Norrgard’s work is ever going to pay off. Can […]

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