Rain, Rain, Go Away

Last Tuesday, we experienced our first rain delay. When we felt the first few drops of water, I was perched on top of the roof nailing plywood to the rafters (see Emma’s post  Up to Greater Heights about the whole process of roofing). At first, I thought the tree that we are building the house under … More Rain, Rain, Go Away


Our groups have been doing an excellent job. I feel like the project is progressing very efficiently. It has been very inspiring to work with other students from different majors. This course offers many different learning opportunities to students between green building and housing development to actual carpentry with teamwork development. Through our guided efforts, … More Teamwork

Up to Greater Heights

Do you like heights? I don’t! When I learned that we would be putting plywood over the rafter of our growing tiny house, my first thought was, ‘I hope I don’t have to get on the roof’. After setting up the air compressor, nail gun, and stretching out extension cords, everyone gathered around to hear … More Up to Greater Heights

Tiny Houses of America

What does a Tiny House symbolize? What does it mean? What purpose does it serve? The Tiny House movement started here in United States and directly challenges the social principals that are instilled in many Americans. A Tiny House expresses the main ideas of simple living and being environmentally friendly. It is a social movement … More Tiny Houses of America