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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Hooligans Hammering

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Howdy! Chris here again. Boy oh boy so much has happened since I’ve last been assigned to summarize our adventures. In this week’s episode of “Hooligans Hammering Things and Debating Dimensions” we see the cast facing a variety of challenges both unexpected and not...   But first, some context may be appropriate. ...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Framing

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Hadley Gibson - We’ve officially wrapped up our first full week of building! In addition to laying out the floor along the helical piers that serve as our foundation, we’ve begun to frame out each of our 12 walls. This is a constantly evolving process that has proven to be both exciting and frustrating. We decided to add a flare to...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - Progress

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Atreyu Sutton - Having little experience in the architectural world I fell victim to the design process, an inevitable operation unlike any other. I quickly learned this process is compiled with ideas, opinions, and constant new plans traveling in unpredictable loops, forcing one to make choices. This past week pushed me to...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - A Week in the Life

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
Written by Emma Semenuk Scott - A Week in the Life of a Yestermester Kiddo   Friday:  We ventured out on a walking tour of the famed Prickly Mountain properties lead by our beloved instructor Britton and accompanied by the Woodworking Certificate students and a few interns.  It was especially...

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2019 Semester in Sustainable Design/Build - A Glimpse of Our Days

By Madi Visser, Semester Program Teaching Assistant
      Written by Sawyer Cunningham - The changing of the seasons brings with it colder and colder mornings. Madi comes to breakfast wrapped in layers of jackets to make it through her short walk from the chalet. Students emerge weary eyed from their dorms or cars and we begin our half controlled stumble through the process...

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