In the 1950’s the average family contained 3.5 people with 983 square feet of living space.
Now the family average has shrunk to 2.5, but we require an average of 2,349 square feet of living space.
Yet there is a growing sustainability movement that focuses on building smaller and smarter houses.
Sarah, an Environmental Policy and Management major, has decided to take matters into her own hands – literally. She has built a mobile, sustainable house by the sweat of her own labor as the final project in pursuit of her Master’s.
All of the electricity is solar powered and much of it is made out of recycled materials.
She is selling her house for less than the price of a car.