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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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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Tiny House

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Hey all!   Chris here again, this time under the weekly duty and temporary title of “job captain” along with Hadley. But I suppose I should catch you up on last week, first.  The Tiny House Fest  was a widely anticipated and successful event, despite the 40mph wind and 35 degree rain. The exhibition...

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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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