by Richard G Shaluly
In 2017, a building construction class at the Alternative Learning Center (ALC) in Dubuque began a new project – a wood shed. At least that was the original intention. The original project began to evolve as more and more questions were raised. One of the students asked the instructor, “This is almost like a house; why not make it a tiny house?” The instructor appealed to the opinions of the group; their enthusiastic response left no question as to the new goal. A big idea… a tiny house!
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