Alabama Tiny Home News

Alabama Tiny Home News

‘Tiny homes’ for students planned for Jackson College campus July 17th, 2019

The school is planning to build a tiny home village near two of the residence halls and James McDivitt Hall, with plans to open the first four in early 2020. Jackson College plans to build up to 20 tiny homes in the space, said Jim Jones, a college vice president.

Article source Michigan Live 

New College Professor Fulfills Dream of Building Tiny House February 22nd, 2019

Ever since she was a little girl, Dr. Amanda Espy-Brown, a University of Alabama New College instructor who teaches interdisciplinary science, wanted to live in a tiny house.

“My interdisciplinary science class has been coming out to see land use and look at forestry patterns. We talk about soil, soil erosion and clear cuts – what happens to the soil after a clear cut and how it affects the water. So it’s a big lesson on conservation and how a system works together. If you cut trees, it affects your water, soil. I’m also developing a new class that will use the tiny house and explore how where we live affects who we are.” Dr. Amanda Espy-Brown

Article Source A News Center

Stone Canyon Cabins is a Alabama Maker That Is a Big Player in the Tiny House Business December 17th, 2018

A large number of tiny homes are built in a small Alabama town. Stone Canyon Cabins is producing the tiny houses in a 150,000 square foot factory in Brilliant in Marion County.

Article Source Alabama Newscenter