Tiny House at Evanston Ecology Center
Tiny House at Evanston Ecology Center
A Tiny House built by Northwestern students has arrived at the Ecology Center
at 2024 McCormick Blvd. The 128 sq ft home is designed to be completely self-sustaining off the grid. It has solar panels, LED lighting, a 400 gallon water pillow underneath, a low-flow shower and a composting toilet. It will be open for inspection during the Evanston Green Living Festival, which takes place Sat Sept 28 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Center. Pictured with the house is Claire Alden, Program Manager of the EC.

The Tiny House is part of a national movement inspired by the Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. Northwestern engineering students came up with the idea to build one. The bathroom is 4' x 4.5' and the total cost is estimated at $50,000. It's amazing to go inside and see how comfortable and liveable it really looks. This site will be its home for the near future,

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Rick Nelson September 24, 2013 at 12:55 PM
The Tiny House will be a great addition to the Ecology Center. It can inspire people of all ages to incorporate some of its green technologies and ideas into their own homes and daily lives. Welcome Tiny House!


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