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  • Students from the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction cut boards for their tiny house. Courtesy April Van Buren.

    Spartans dream big, build small at MSU’s first tiny house

    Published on March 24, 2016

    Some MSU students are thinking big and building small with the campus's first tiny house. We talk to Tiffany Pupa [Interior Design senior] about the "Sparty's Cabin" being built inside the MSU Surplus Center.

  • Ryan Daniels (photo right), Civil Engineering student, working with other studetns on the Sparty's Cabin build

    Art, engineering, and Tiny House

    Published on March 18, 2016

    My name is Ryan Daniels, and I am one of several students helping with the construction of Sparty's Cabin. I am also photographing the build.

  • Design student gets hands on

    Published on March 11, 2016

    My name is Alyssa Alvarez, an Interior Design sophomore student. I heard about the Tiny House build at the USGBC student meeting in the beginning of fall 2015.

  • Finding a build space

    Published on March 9, 2016

    One of the crucial steps to building a tiny house is finding a place construction site. This can be tricky depending on local zoning, HOAs and other obstacles.

  • Sparty's Cabin graphic by SPDC.

    Students Build Tiny House on Campus

    Published on March 8, 2016

    As many Michigan State students prepare for graduation, one senior's genuine interest in the tiny home movement has led to a big collaborative effort among her peers.

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