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Semester in Sustainable Design - Video Edit

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
We had the opportunity to spend the full week building on the site and it’s been incredible! We put a lot of the pieces together beforehand (this process is called prefabrication or prefab for short) so things went together pretty quickly! We’ve had some rain, some cold, and some sweet fall sun to make for an overall beautiful leaf peeping...

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Semester in Sustainable Design - Beginning Construction

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
Semester Program Begins Construction
--Written by Hannah We have finally begun construction on our project! We started in our tent on the yestermorrow campus. Here we made about six sections of the floor that were each about 4’x12’ that we could then place together on site. We then loaded these into the truck and headed out to the site! On the site we had...

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Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Life Advice from our Clients

By Sam Palmer-Dwore, Semester Program Faculty
Written by Natalie If you haven’t read much about our clients yet in the blog posts, you are about to glean a sliver of the plethora of wisdom they have bestowed upon us. What you are about to read are the favorite words-of-wisdom each student has taken away from Ben and Ellen over our 3-4 meetings/dinners. Hannah: Scene: After...

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Woodworking Certificate Graduation - November 16 & 17

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the 2018 Woodworking Certificate! Meet the talented students, see their work and mingle with the Yestermorrow community! Friday, November 16th, at 7pm - Graduation Saturday, November 17th, 10am-1pm - Open house This event will take place at the Round Barn (1661 E....

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Speaker Series: UrbanFrame Youth Design/Build

By Sophi Veltrop, Campus Experience Intern

The design and construction of our built environments are largely decided by adults - but what happens when teenagers are offered a chance to put their creativity to work on our most complex challenges and, in the process, asked to experiment through collaborative intervention? On November 7, Yestermorrow welcomes Daniel Hewett of Rhode Island School of Design to share about a unique youth design/build program he founded.

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