Tiny houses are a big deal in metro Atlanta.
For two days in August, the second annual Big Huge Tiny House event returns to Ponce City Market with the opportunity for visitors to tour four tiny houses. The event also provides information and education on what it means to live small as well as sessions on global warming and building cities with thoughtful design.
All events are free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sat., August 26 and Sun., Aug. 27.
Four tiny houses from Shelter Supply, MicroLife Institute, Tiny House Atlanta, and Free Range Tiny Homes will be set up on Ponce City Market on the South Lawn which faces North Avenue. The homes will be decorated by retail shops in Ponce City Market including Williams-Sonoma, West Elm, Sugarboo & Co., and Citizen Supply.
The South Lawn and parking lot will also host a Sustainable Village with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity Dekalb, EarthShare Georgia, Global Growers, Mitsubishi Electric, Hannah Solar, LifeCycle Building Center, CHARM, Grounds for Empowerment, and more sharing information with visitors.
Two speakers will host free sessions on sustainable living topics at General Assembly (2nd Floor inside Ponce City Market) as follows:
11 a.m., Sat., August 26: Planting and the Streets with Mario Cambardella & Paul Knight
Mario Cambardella and Paul Knight discuss building a new model for cities that includes planning for more urban farms to feed our growing cities. The session reveals how we can change the landscape of Atlanta through thoughtful design. (Register here for this FREE event )
2p.m., Sat. August 26: Drawdown: A Blueprint for Reversing Global Warming with Dr. Katherine Wilkinson
Wilkinson discusses what it will take to reverse global warming. Wilkinson is Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, where she has focused on bringing to life the New York Times best-seller Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. (Register here for this FREE event).
Guests are also invited to take free tours of the FLATS at Ponce City Market.
For additional information visit tinyhouseatlanta.com.