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2-2 Final Project Milestone One: Topic Selection and OutlineMarissa R. FreemanSouthern New Hampshire University
2-2 Final Project Milestone One: Topic Selection and OutlineTopic DescriptionThe topic I have selected is building and living in a tiny home. I believe that tiny living would allow me to produce a much smaller carbon footprint in many ways, including lower energy usage, less food waste, less packaging waste, and decreased water usage. Natural resources that would be impacted by my choice to live in a tiny home include; plants, food, and energy sources. History and Contemporary ViewpointHistoric figures and their contribution to the tiny house movementoHenry David Thoreau (Owen, 2016).oSarah Susanka and her book The Not So Big House (Owen, 2016).Historic Eventso2008 Market Crash and the average cost of home ownership compared to the average income in the United States. Home SizeoThe average home size in 1973 was 1,525 square feet compared to 2,169 square feet in 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau, n.d.).

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