29 Apr '16, 9pm

Big ideas for #sustainable #building from #Wisconsin's own #students!

USGBC Wisconsin partnered with Seventhwave and the Wisconsin Builders Association to host the second annual Student Poster Competition at the Better Buildings: Better Business Conference this year. More than 850 industry leaders gathered at the 2016 Wisconsin conference to get the relevant information needed to keep up with industry changes and prepare for the customer demands of the future. We were proud to feature two finalists: Lori Christel and James Kotsonis. Lori is a senior at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in the Architectural Technology program. Her project, titled “Building Beyond for Baby Boomers,” focused on designing and building homes for the aging baby boomer generation. “With the flood of baby boomers retiring at 10,000 a day, our aging population is growing at a rate we have never seen before in the history of the United States,” Lori writes. “With ...

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