Kasita launches sales of high-tech micro dwellings at SXSW

At this year's SXSW festival, an Austin-based startup has launched sales for its prefabricated tiny house equipped with systems controlled by a mobile app.

The micro-housing startup called Kasita – adapted from the Spanish word for "small house" – was launched by a professor-turned-entrepreneur who once lived in a dumpster.

The company unveiled a tiny house prototype in 2015 and, after making various modifications, is now selling the units for $139,000 (£114,200). Discounts are available to customers who purchase multiple units....more