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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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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Montreal

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Lily Hammerling - This past week we spent putting up the rest of the walls. We had to construct the walls in two sections in case we had to dismantle the building if our permit didn’t go through, so the first walls all used 8 foot studs, bringing them to about 100.5 inches total including the bottom plate and two top sill plates. The...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
How’s it hangin’? It’s Arch! In a week’s time, the dorm went from a simple floor to a physical building “sketch” with five walls, a site stair, and entry. What’s more, most days turned out to be warmer than expected! On Tuesday, we had a surprise birthday party for our rightfully–vain chef, Michelle. She was so surprised, she peed all over the...

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