Gallery: INTERVIEW: We Chat With 16-Year-Old Tiny House Builder Austin ...

What did you accomplish by the age of 16? That's how old high school junior Austin Hay is, and he's already built an entire house! Well to be more precise, the tiny home will be officially done by November, but still - that's pretty impressive. What originally started as a school project has turned into a full-blown year-long construction job to build a 130 sq ft house based on plans from Tumbleweed Houses that make use of recycled, donated, salvaged materials. We caught up with Austin in between school and homework to ask him a few questions about his tiny house.

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  1. Charles Neslon February 5, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    It seems like this kid might have a very promising future as a custom home builder. I would love to try living in one of these tiny homes someday. The more I learn about the minimalist lifestyle, the more I can see myself really enjoying it.

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