Posted Posted in Uncategorized

We would like to thank everyone — donors, friends, family, special guests, and the public alike — who came out to our open house this past weekend. We were overwhelmed with all of the positive feedback and the turnout; thank you for your support and to all who made this dream of ours a reality. […]


Posted Posted in Open House, Progress

[wpdevart_countdown text_for_day=”Days” text_for_hour=”Hours” text_for_minut=”Minutes” text_for_second=”Seconds” countdown_end_type=”date” end_date=”08-09-2018 00:00″ start_time=”1532875087″ end_time=”0,1,1″ action_end_time=”hide” content_position=”center” top_ditance=”10″ bottom_distance=”10″ ][/wpdevart_countdown] The Northern Nomad is a net-zero energy tiny house that was built and designed by Carleton University students. Join us at our official open house, the first time the completed home will be open for public viewing! The day will […]

Designing the bathroom

Posted Posted in Interior, Progress

by Priscille Henry Bathrooms are unlike any other spaces in the home, as the design process invariably requires critical and strategic thinking. There are many factors that must be considered when designing a bathroom, let alone a “tiny” one. Thus, for the Northern Nomad bathroom, the overall design process required extended knowledge to source for […]

Construction Sequence

What’s left to do?

Posted Posted in Progress

by Seungyeon Hong Northern Nomad project has come a long way since its conception in 2016 by Professor Bucking. Over the course of the project students truly took the responsibility to design systems, source materials and products, install and build systems, market the project, and even secure funding and establish industry partnerships. Being student-driven is […]



Posted Posted in Construction

The Northern Nomad has been gaining traction over the past weeks in terms of construction progress and publicity. With its central location on campus, the work site gains a lot of attention from passersby. Many stop to watch us work and ask questions, ranging from Carleton professors and staff to students and parents, young and […]