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Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Snowmen

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
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, Outreach + Enrollment Director

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, Student Services Coordinator

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, Student Services Coordinator

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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