Abel Zimmerman Zyl creates some of the most recognizable tiny houses in the world – and has been doing so since the beginning of the modern tiny house movement. He is the founder of Zyl Vardos, which is a tiny house building company based in Olympia, WA, USA.
Abel is known for creating magical, curved architecture – which also happens to be extremely functional as a living space. He has been building for 25 years, and is skilled at carpentry, metal work, electrical engineering, structural engineering, and theatrical lighting.
He is a founding member of the American Tiny House Association, and has been featured on HGTV, National Geographic News, Forbes Magazine, OPB’s State of Wonder, ADR Germany, The San Francisco Globe, The Oregonian, and in the book Tiny Homes on the Move, by Lloyd Khan. www.zylvardos.com