A 3D model that can be sliced through a process called 'nesting', sent to a CNC Machine and constructed like a 3D Jigsaw puzzle.

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The goal of this project is to introduce new skills such as 3D Printing and Advanced Manufacturing into the workforce.
The first ever TinyHouse built by Hackers and Makers, I plan to integrate the following:

- A Tesla Power wall,
- Solar Technology
- Open Source Hardware
- IoT
- Smart Aquaponics unit for growing Fruit and Vegetables

Allowing for a completely Autonomous 'Off the Grid' Sustainable living environment for my Hacker and Maker friends.

Later I would like to hold workshops educating students and low income families on how to build an affordable living space for themselves.

I will build 25 houses in 5 countries in the next 5 years. micro communities of Innovators.. Welcome to the Hacker Nomad Revolution.

If you have a technology that would be a good fit for this project, please let me know, Currently looking for collaborators.

For current status updates about this project, please visit

I will be updating this page over the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned....

  • We're officially entered into the 2017 Hackaday Prize

    Anil Pattni03/24/2017 at 06:03 0 comments

    Super excited to be participating in this years Hackaday Prize challenge, lot's of exciting developments to share!

    Please show your support by liking or sharing our project with others.

    We just got our first like! That's +$1.00! towards potentially a better affordable housing solution for our intentional community.

    Here's a link to share:

    Thanks to our followers for your support and suggestions so far.

    Stay tuned for more crazy updates..

  • Building a prototype with High School students

    Anil Pattni07/10/2016 at 00:00 0 comments

    4 weeks ago I hired 18 interns and worked with them to help me build a prototype. Last week they presented their model and we're ready to take the next step. Really excited with their progress. The LED's can be controlled with a smartphone.

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Anil Pattni wrote 10/22/2017 at 20:20 point is a vision and there are many components to this project which will be uploaded at a time that's appropriate. Some of the information can be found online by running a google search since they are already open-source others are proprietary and not open to the public. 

I'll be interested in hearing more about your comments when you reach considerably beyond 2 followers. Until then please refrain from posting negative comments to my post. I'm only interested in connecting with positive people in the space at the time..

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petter.olofsson wrote 10/20/2017 at 19:40 point

love it, hope to see more progress!

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Anil Pattni wrote 10/22/2017 at 19:31 point

Thanks Petter, Much more to come stay tuned. :)

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S4B3RFX wrote 05/03/2017 at 17:25 point

Any thoughts on releasing plans and designs as they are currently?
Nice work. pretty jealous of the makerspace at your location. A friend and i are trying to start one in our little community.

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Anil Pattni wrote 10/22/2017 at 19:30 point

This is an open-source project, everything is already available at

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dev-dull wrote 01/29/2017 at 04:33 point

Thoughts/ideas I've lifted from the notes for my own (tiny) home:

server room style elevated floors for easy access to wiring and plumbing.

During winter months, warm air is cycled from the ceiling, heated, and blown up through the elevated floor.

water inlet line has connectors to water cool devices (computers) which partially preheats water to the water heater. A dedicated space or rack for computer hardware might simplify this.

Coax and telephone lines enter at same point which is also where cat-5e lines run to the rest of the home. (Probably at or near the same place where the water-cooling hookup is.)

hot water line to the shower is exposed through the wall to double as a copper towel rack + warmer

cold water line could double as the shower curtain rod, but the cost to benefit here might not be worth it.

washer/dryer in the bathroom because, let's face it, that's just practical.

Induction cooktop.

compost bin feeds nutrients into the hydroponics (UV pump).

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Anil Pattni wrote 02/22/2017 at 22:26 point

Thanks so much for the ideas dev-dull, looking forward to discussing adding these to the mix. Stay tuned! :o)

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martin wrote 04/01/2016 at 06:01 point

Can't wait to see the progress in this project, nice project! Always liked the Wikihouse concept.

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Anil Pattni wrote 04/05/2016 at 00:10 point

Thanks Martin! Open-Source is the way to go. :o)

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danjovic wrote 04/01/2016 at 01:14 point

Amazing, pal!!

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Anil Pattni wrote 04/01/2016 at 04:28 point

Cheers Danjovic!

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