Green Mountain College Students Made the OTIS Mobile Home

By: Lacey-Jane Walsh - Jan 24, 2014
References: greenmtn.edu & treehugger
A group of imaginative students from Green Mountain College have created the OTIS mobile home, a dwelling based on the needs of the average millennial. This small, modern living space is light enough that it can be towed by just about any regular car, which is extremely convenient.

Professor Lucas Brown, who oversaw the creation of the OTIS mobile home, claims that studies done on millennials suggest that they are disinterested in having mortgages or dealing with rent immediately after graduating from college. The OTIS design offers these graduates an affordable alternative spread out over 70 square feet.

OTIS actually stands for Optimal Traveling Independent Space, which seems like an appropriate term for this mobile abode. This pod-like home features a rainwater collecting plumbing system, a composting toilet and solar panels which provide it with electricity.