Archive for the ‘DeConstruction’ Category
Historic Foote home offers opportunity to Larimer County community corrections participants By Tom Hacker Loveland Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Start the list of winners involved in the deconstruction of a Loveland lakefront home with the names of the six people doing the heavy lifting — all women, all participants in the Larimer County community corrections program. Continue with Read more.
Two graduates from our successful DreamBuilders program were interviewed by KGNU Comunity Radio in Boulder recently. Lisa Smerker and Trudy Pillow talked with Liz Lane how the training program had changed their lives and the type of jobs they are currently working in. This is significant because both women are from Larimer County Corrections and Read more.
From a single phone call to Kodak, NCC was able to develop a strong working relationship with the executives who were already in the final contractual stages of implementing a massive demolition project. When NCC approached Kodak about a partnership for deconstructing the buildings, the new Colorado Plant Manager, Vikki Wagner embraced the NCC mission. Read more.
The National Center for Craftsmanship has received initial funding to develop a substantial DeConstruct™ project at Westminster Village of the Mid-South, a retirement village, on the grounds of former Eaker Air Force Base in Blytheville, Arkansas. NCC will partner with Westminster Village and plans to deconstruct more than 300 housing units that have remained on the Air Force property since Read more.
The National Center for Craftsmanship recently completed the deconstruction of the old Steele’s Market Center on W. Mountain Street in Fort Collins. Deconstruction, or the systematic dismantling and recycling of unwanted buildings, is an emerging part of the green building industry. The Center uses deconstruction as a training activity that allows youth and adult students Read more.
Beginning January 26th, the National Center for Craftsmanship is bringing our DeConstruct program to the Steele’s Market at 309 W. Mountain Ave in Fort Collins, CO. Almost ten years vacant, the Steele’s Market building will be DeConstructed and materials recycled to make room for new possibilities in Old Town Fort Collins. The NCC, with the help of Read more.
Loveland Reporter-Herald Educators often talk in terms of building blocks to success, and the metaphor is apt, because before a student can learn complex theories and tasks, he must know the fundamentals involved. That comes into sharper focus when the building blocks of the day’s lesson are not being built up, but in fact are Read more.
By Kathryn Dailey Loveland Reporter-Herald FORT COLLINS — Sometimes to build knowledge you have to tear some things down. And that’s just what the students in the National Center for Craftsmanship’s DeConstruct Training Program did. On a recent Tuesday, about 18 volunteers met in north Fort Collins to continue the process of hand dismantling an Read more.
Center teaches how to build homes with deconstruction project By Tim Keith email@example.com The National Center for Craftsmanship is giving Fort Collins area high school students a chance to learn how to build houses by taking them apart. The center began its first “deconstruct” project over the weekend on Lady Moon Drive south of Harmony Read more.