Take a look at Portland, Ore., architect Ben Kaiser's tiny, spinning house.

Janet Eastman of The Oregonian shows readers the backyard building's 215 square feet of interior space includes a main floor living area, kitchen, full bath, plus a storage loft and ever-changing views.

The small building sits on top of a series of wheels connected to a steel bezel that rotates like a giant turntable, explains Eastman.

Beside the novelty, there are practical perks to pointing a structure in different directions during the day.

Kaiser, a sustainable-minded designer and developer, wants occupants to be able to chase the sun or shade, thus reducing heating and cooling costs. Cross-ventilation windows and an efficient 110v Cadet heater also help control the indoor temperature.

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