Andy R. Thomson

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Andy R. Thomson (born 1971) is a Canadian architect (M.Arch), environmentalist, tiny-home expert and an advocate for the small house movement.[1] He is known for his design of miniHome which is a "completely self-sufficient, mobile dwelling, featuring solar and wind energy and recycled and/or nontoxic materials."[2][3] MiniHome was developed from his master thesis An Experiment in Minimal Living in Downtown Toronto.[4] He founded Sustain Design Studio, Ltd in 2005 to market the miniHomes. He has also worked for the R-2000 program.

Thomson completed his undergraduate degree in Architecture at the University of Stuttgart on a scholarship. He completed his Masters in Architecture at University of British Columbia.[4]

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  1. ^ "Toronto man wants city to let him live in tiny home". The Toronto Star. 2007. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Trailer Treasure: Green Mobile Homes". Mother Earth Living. 2005. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  3. ^ "New Minihome Design From Sustain Is Wider, Roomier (Exclusive Photos)". Treehugger. 2010. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  4. ^ a b "New Minihome Design From Sustain Is Wider, Roomier (Exclusive Photos)". Earthstream. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 

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