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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Six Weeks of Buidling

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Hadley Gibson - This week marks six weeks since we began building! Six weeks since we framed our first two walls down by the hangar, that is; it’s only been about five weeks since the helical piers went in, so we’ve only physically been on the job site for a little over a month.   In that time, we’ve: 1. ...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - From Our Other Job Captain

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Trey - A great week from the group. We accomplished a lot. This was the first installation of job captains and as I went first I felt like I needed to step into the leadership role.  At the start of Monday, I learned a lot about what it means to conduct myself around my fellow workers and I learned how to be a leader. I also...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Aye Aye, Captain!

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Emma Scott - I Am Job Captain   This week I was assigned the new, leadership role of Job Captain.  The introduction of this new title means that our instructors now have confidence that we students have the necessary knowledge to partially manage a job site.  We’ve gotten to the point where we’re able to...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Behind the Blog

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
As we are now more than halfway into the program I find it a rather long overdue to introduce myself. My name is Madeline Visser and I am the Semester Course Teachers Assistant and the master of copy and paste behind the blogs. I am originally from Salt Lake City, Utah but I moved to Vermont after living in an experimental architecture...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Encore de Montreal

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Sawyer Cunningham - Our trip to Montreal began with students sitting in the van waiting for instructors for our “wheels up at 8:30” departure time.   The drive felt shorter than expected. Border control went smoother than expected. Montreal was different than expected. Despite my numerous visits to the city in...

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