Off-site Learning

GLOBAL ECOVILLAGE Project with Upland Hills School

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The Global EcoVillage Project is a design process to imagine and make a drawing or model of a community that is ECOLOGICAL and FUN. A group of Upland Hills students explored this process during 4 sessions in May, as part of their “at home” & online learning.

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Strawbale Build with Andrew Morrison. Selena Lucas home in Ann Arbor

Strawbale House Build in Ann Arbor ~ lead by Andrew Morrison

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July 21 – 27, 2019 was an adventurous week doing straw bale infill construction on the new home of Selena Lucas outside Ann Arbor, Michigan .  Andrew Morrison was the…

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Children’s Tool Shed Project – Elkhart, IN. Wellfield Botanical Gardens

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We had some wonderful building adventures at the Childrens’ Garden ~ within the awesome, awesome Wellfield Botanical Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana ! Over 10 days, in June and July, Tyler…

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Natural Cottage Project – 2015 Burton Ohio

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This summer a wonderful 2 week  class happened outside Burton Ohio, hosted by the McClellan family.  This build was rich with activities and classes ~ from the foundation to the living…

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Strawbale Workshop in Rhode Island with Andrew Morrison

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  I had the opportunity to attend this 7-day workshop. View this amazing strawbale video about the event created by my friends Tara and Tyler of “Going Slowly .com”,  who also attended this workshop…

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Natural Builders North East – Gathering near Ithaca NY

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  Annually a group of (thoughtful, active and fun) architects and natural building folks come together in the north east to share what is happening in the field. This year…

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