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  • Visit the UMass Design-Build “HyggeHaus” this weekend at the Green River Festival
    by Alexander Schreyer on June 23, 2022 at 11:00 am

    The HyggeHaus (pronounced “hyoo-guh house”) is a UMass collaborative design-build effort between UMass Building & Construction Technology, UMass Architecture, Five College Architectural Studies, & East Branch Studio. After a full semester of building this house in Chesterfield the time has now come to show it off. As can be seen in the video timelapse below, The post Visit the UMass Design-Build “HyggeHaus” this weekend at the Green River Festival appeared first on Building and Construction Technology.

  • 93.9 The River Interviews Design-Build Students
    by Alexander Schreyer on June 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Local station 93.9 The River recently interviewed BCT student Owen Grierson, M. Arch student Megan Futscher, and BCT Adjunct Faculty Kent Hicks about this year’s iteration of the Design-Build program (a collaboration between the BCT program, the Department of Architecture, Five College Architectural Studies, and East Branch Studio). The house, which is currently under construction The post 93.9 The River Interviews Design-Build Students appeared first on Building and Construction Technology.

  • MoMA Panel Discussion on Mass Timber with Prof. Clouston Now Available
    by Alexander Schreyer on May 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    A presentation and panel discussion on “Material Worlds: Mass Timber” was organized by the Museum of Moden Art in New York on Dec 14, 2021 and included BCT Prof. Peggi Clouston. From the MoMA website: Wood construction is ancient, and surprisingly more relevant than ever before. The United Nations predicts that nearly one Manhattan worth of The post MoMA Panel Discussion on Mass Timber with Prof. Clouston Now Available appeared first on Building and Construction Technology.