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Semester in Sustainable Design - Progress Report

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
-Written by Shannon November 26th. Two weeks to go. Time is running low but with things moving so fast let’s take a look back at how we got here. After completing the floor in mid-October we’ve been moving quickly. The next step was raising the south wall, which we framed out of 2x6s and a strong header since it will be holding a...

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Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Snowmen

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
Sustainable Snowmen
-Written by Jacob   We use only natural and salvaged materials in the making of our snowmen. They each reflect the natural climate they’re built in; contracting in warm weather and hardening under cool temperatures. Our sustainable snowmen leave no trace on the land, are 100% compostable, and indeed disappear entirely at Winter...

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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Pojdenic

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager

Taking a leap of faith, Alex Pojdenic (NBC 2018) quit his job in an effort to refocus time and attention full-time on the things he was passionate about .Personally and professionally, his goals began to align when he enrolled in the Natural Building Certificate during the summer of 2018.

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Speaker Series: UrbanFrame Youth Design/Build

By Sophi Veltrop, Campus Experience Intern

On November 7, Yestermorrow welcomes Daniel Hewett of Rhode Island School of Design to share about a unique youth design/build program he founded. Learn about nearly a decade of teen/community built projects anchored by UrbanFrame, including a box for the public exchange of love letters, a cooler/teaching pavilion for an urban farm, public art that offers habitat for threatened species, and a sugarhouse that doubles as a veterinary care building.

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