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Sustainable building

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Sustainable building

  1. 1. Sustainable Building<br />By: Stephen Valentine & David O’Hara<br />
  2. 2. Introduction to Sustainable Building<br />What is Sustainable Building? <br />When did it begin?<br />
  3. 3. Reduces Landfill Dependency<br />Uses recyclable materials<br />Cuts on waste materials from construction and demolition<br />Building in existing structures<br />
  4. 4. Saves Energy<br />Natural materials found next to the building site<br />Heating from the sun<br />Cooling from the ground<br />
  5. 5. Using Natural Materials<br />Last longer<br />Grow faster<br />Readily available<br />
  6. 6. The Project<br />For our creative piece we constructed a bench, not just any bench, a 100% sustainable bench made of reused wood from shipping pallets.<br />+ 2 Years =<br />[In a Backyard]<br />
  7. 7. Why is this Sustainable?<br /> How does it reduces landfill dependency?<br /> Recycled wood<br /> Landfills<br /> Built the bench around the wood<br />
  8. 8. Why is this Sustainable?<br /> How does it save energy?<br />Didn’t have to be cut down<br /> Processed <br /> Near <br />
  9. 9. How the bench was made?<br />We found the wood<br />We brainstormed bench designs to incorporate the wood<br />Got the screws and sandpaper<br />
  10. 10. How the Bench Was Made<br />4. Assembled the seat<br />5. Assembled the back<br />6. Attached them together<br />8. Attached the supports<br />
  11. 11. The End<br />

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