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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Built Ins

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Over the week before Thanksgiving I teamed up with Sawyer to build a kitchenette. Since we don’t have a ton of time left, we focused on a single massive cabinet that will take up a decent corner of the common space. It will consist of an 18-inch drawer and two armoire doors to a few shelves on top. The main challenge was to use...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Coming to an End

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Aanika Ruutopold - Our time at Yestermorrow is coming to an end. With our graduation next Saturday, sandwiched between all the holidays, I thought I’d look back and list that which I am thankful for.    I’m so thankful for getting the opportunity to take four months to design and build an...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Goodbye Forever

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
  Written by Sawyer Cunningham -  We’ve worked ourselves into burnout on the building. With no potential of being able to finish the building we have struggled to find a satisfying finish line for the course. With this in mind we have all set out on our own individual or team efforts on smaller projects within the building. We’ve also...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - YesterPods

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Emma Scott - I’m sure you’re wondering how we plan to house sixteen people comfortably in 1,200 square feet of space.  This week’s blogpost has all of the answers.  Whether you’ve had a summer camp experience or not, I can assure you that there’s a clear winner between the top bunk dweller and the bottom bunk dweller....

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Final Weeks

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Lily Hammerling - Winter came this week, and we were not ready. Even though we finished the interior walls in the dorm last week, we only just started putting TJIs up. We started using the safety harnesses as we learned how slippery the scaffolding can get when snow turns to ice and the metal rungs and platforms became slick. On...

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