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How to survive a hurricane: Empowerhouse Survival Tactics

Immediately after our Send Off party on Tuesday Aug 23, team members had to transition from a “Build and Display” mindset to “Survival Mode.”  The Hudson Waterfront was a great location for construction and a party, but less than ideal …

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Construction General Photos

roof over our heads

waterproofing membrane on house with view of manhattan

our new white roof repelling the evening rain

A new roof has been up on the house, thanks to Delta Contracting Services and Sika Sarnafil, keeping all that cellulose dry and allowing us to push ahead with interior work. The …

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Community General Photos

First Build Trip for the Deanwood Learning Garden

Emily Kerns — with Haixiao Jiang, Kenneth Amoah and Hiroshi Teramae.
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Woah, Walls!

First wall goes up!

A month of mock ups have fine tuned our screwing, squaring, sheathing, re-squaring, rescrewing…  We’re skillfully on to the real deal, and it’s gonna/got to happen real fast! This house is going to be fully framed, …

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site map

so i went on a little adventure last week to find a bird’s eye view of our site . . .and i found one from the center for maritime systems research office up the hill. check it out!

view of skyline from stevens campus

the view

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Screwing UP (rarely), Screwing IN (a lot)

Lots of screwing today!

After sometime crouched over computers in the office finalizing drawings and materials specs, it feels good to be down in the shop exercising more than our mouse-clicking fingers. At this stage we’re still eager and energized …

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Events General News Photos

hitting the streets

looking down 13th street at the parsons street festival with empowerhouse model in foreground

looking down 13th street at the parsons street festival

Empowerhouse Collaborative was front and center at the first annual Parsons street festival last weekend.  The rain finally gave way to some beautiful weather and we enjoyed the opportunity to get …

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