Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield, Vermont offers over 80 hands-on courses per year in design, construction, woodworking, and architectural craft and offers a variety of courses concentrating in sustainable design. Now in its 35th year, Yestermorrow is one of the only design/build schools in the country, teaching both design and construction skills. Our hands-on 1-day to 3-week workshops, certificate programs and semester programs are taught by top architects, builders, and craftspeople from across the country. For people of all ages and experience levels, from novice to professional.

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Interesting NYTimes Article on Earthquake Resistant Strawbale

Dot Earth: Straw + Simplicity = Quake Resistance
By By Andrew C. Revkin
Published: April 6, 2009
A shaky test reveals the strength of a simple design for safe structures in poor places.

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