07/17 Home sweet (tiny) home project takes shape in Saanich

Ryerson University architecture students Gregorio Jimenez, left, and Douglas Peterson-Hui in front of their tiny house on wheels.
Ryerson University architecture students Gregorio Jimenez, left, and Douglas Peterson-Hui in front of their tiny house on wheels. Photo by Bruce Stotesbury
A 22-foot-long tiny house on wheels is taking shape in Saanich, as two Ryerson University architecture students put their education to work.

Since May 11, Gregorio Jimenez, 36, and Douglas Peterson-Hui, 20, have been working on their project, scheduled to be finished next month.

“This was actually my grandmother’s idea,” Peterson-Hui said.

White Rock resident Judy Peterson suggested to her grandson that he design and build a tiny house. She is providing the up-front money and will be paid back when it sells.

Capital costs are anticipated to be about $30,000. The selling price has not been determined, because the house is not completed and some materials still need to be purchased.

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