13th, Mathew Walters from HMJ Trailers in Morayfield, Brisbane has cranked out
the first part of the trailer for the Helensvale State High School Tiny House
project - pictured with Humaneity CEO, Mark Philpott.
today, ' It will take me about a week to finish the trailer by the time I
receive the remainder of the parts'.
Nestled away in
a small industrial estate on the north side of Brisbane, Mathew is becoming a
bit of a 'guru' on Tiny House trailer building. He calmly explained to us today
the differences between dual axle and tri axle trailers and how the weight
distribution is important for Tiny House building.
customers come from near and far, and he is sees an increasing trend of people
wanting to build their own 'house on wheels'. After the widespread appearance of
television shows featuring tiny houses coupled with many peoples' ambitions to
create more affordable housing solutions the Tiny House market in Australia is
surely about to explode much like it has in the USA.
State High School project that is being managed by the Australian headquartered
not for profit organisation Humaneity is the first of its kind in a high
school in Australia. Humaneity Founder and CEO Mark Philpott says, 'We
are extremely grateful to all of the commercial partners who have jumped on
board to collaborate with us on this project. We have over thirty
wonderful companys partnering with us to ensure that the tiny house we are
building will be of the highest quality and standards.
The Tiny House
Project began as a community collaboration project with a vision to connect
school students to businesses so they could adopt real life skills while
exploring potential pathways to employment opportunities.
trailers has completed the building of the trailer it will travel to Helensvale
State High School which is located at the north end of Australia's Gold
of the tiny house will be constructed at the school where students, parents
and local community members will come together to create a true positive impact
for the community.
It is intended
that the tiny house will be used for a community purpose to offer some kind of
transitional housing for those in need.