speaker series

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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Speaker Series: An Ecological Approach to Historic Preservation

By Sophi Veltrop, Campus Experience Intern

On October 24, Yestermorrow Design/Build School's speaker series welcomes Nancy Oakley, who approaches the preservation of historic places with respect for ecological and cultural context. Over the past ten years, the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts has been a leader of a new approach to historic preservation in Canada that appreciates the evolving, complex relationships between people and place.

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Speaker Series: Living Roofs

By Sophi Veltrop, Campus Experience Intern

On October 10, join Yestermorrow Design/Build School and Beth Haggart, certified green roof professional, to learn about the history, design, and construction of living roofs. Green and living roofs filter pollutants out of rainwater and slow runoff; reduce energy costs by providing natural insulation and cooling; and create natural habitats that attract pollinators and birds.

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Speaker Series: Landscapes for Change

By Sophi Veltrop, Campus Experience Intern
We're taking the show on the road! Join us in Montpelier at the North Branch Nature Center on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Learn about designing landscapes and public spaces to create positive change for both people and nature. Scott Bishop, of Northeastern University and Bishop Land...

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Stone Masonry in The Italian Alps

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager
Join us for the Yestermorrow Speaker Series! Stone Masonry in the Italian Alps Wednesday, Sept 12 7:00 PM Savoy Theater, 26 Main St Montpelier VT Explore the Italian Alps through the ancient art of hands-on stone masonry. Thea Alvin and Mac Rood of Yestermorrow Design/Build School will take the audience on a visual...

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