Month: July 2022

  • Learning to Have the Hard Discussions

    Understanding the significance of candor-filled conversations changed everything I once (thought I) knew about leadership and professionalism. In an industry that is moving as quickly as construction, there is no room for vague conversation with open-ended intensions. Learning to have the hard conversations are essential for everyone’s time, accountability, and in all honesty—respect. As employer […]

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  • Ball State CAP Celebrated the Future Build of the Eco-Friendly Duplex, Alley House

    R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) hosted a public groundbreaking event on July 13 that celebrated the future construction of an affordable, net-zero energy, sustainable duplex family home in Indianapolis’ Near Eastside designed by a team of CAP students and faculty. The event included several educational stations about the duplex, yard games, and […]

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  • Ball State Solar Decathlon Project History

    2013 SD Build – Collaboration with University of Louisville Market Strategy: The Phoenix house is designed for middle-class families affected by tornados or other natural disasters. Although designed to be built quickly, it is also designed to be durable, safe, and sustainable—reflecting a spirit of permanence and resilience. For its owners, the ultra-efficient house is designed for long-term comfort and cost savings. 2017 Race […]

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