As small homes go, we've covered everything from shotgun shacks to disappearing lofts, big city closets to itty-bitty bungalows. But in the annals of tiny home lore, 16-year-old Austin Hay holds his own special place. The industrious teenager spent his summer vacation building a 130-square-foot home on wheels, which he intends to live in during college.
Hay, a high school student in Sonoma County, Calif., got the idea to build the house from noted small home designer, Jay Shafer, according to FairCompanies.com. (Shafer was recently featured in a New Yorker piece on the giant growth of the small homes movement.) A shout-out to our friends at Curbed for the scoop.
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