Sarah Hastings’ is building a gooseneck house for her senior project. And not just any gooseneck house – a timber framed one.
The Mount Holyoke College architectural studies major decided in only her sophomore year that she wanted to design and construct her own tiny house on wheels.
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Right now the trailer sits behind a garage on her school’s parking lot while she finishes construction.
Most tiny houses are built on an 8 foot wide by 20 foot long trailer. Sarah opted for a larger design (200 square feet) on a gooseneck trailer with a gooseneck hitch. Many folks feel that a gooseneck trailer is safer to pull than a bumper-hitch trailer, and Sarah has yet to decide on a tow vehicle for it.
I will live in it permanently when I graduate. I am searching for land right now, mostly in the Amherst/ Hadley/ NoHo area.
View more pictures and read an extended interview with Sarah at this link…
MASS Live: Mount Holyoke senior invites public to view her ‘tiny house on wheels’
Note: If that link doesn’t work, here’s an archived copy of Sarah’s interview.