11/10 Ontario High School Students Build Tiny House/Mobile Classroom

Emily McDonald and Connor Thompson working on the roof

Emily McDonald and Connor Thompson working on the roof


Dave Kipp’s construction class at Westdale Secondary School are nearing completion on an absolutely inspired project for which their curiosity and passion around building are joined smoothly, like elements of carpentry, with the larger purposes of their education and broader themes of socially responsible living.

They are constructing what teacher Dave calls, alternately, a “tiny house,” and a “mobile classroom.”

The project flows out of a current in contemporary thought — simple, more efficient, less wasteful living.

Read more and watch the video: http://www.thespec.com/news-story/6108838-mahoney-living-big-in-the-small-new-world-of-the-tiny-home/

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Elaine Walker