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UHC Lecture Series 2008 2) Deconstruction: The Next Step for True Sustainability in Chicago

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 · 6:30 PM

Stripping walls down to the studs on a house deconstruction in Glencoe, Illinois yielded hundreds of board-feet (nearly one entire tractor trailer full) of good, straight lumber for reuse.

Deconstruction: The Next Step for True Sustainability in Chicago

Lecturer: Dave Hampton
Date/time: Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30pm
Location: Budlong Woods Branch Library
5630 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL (map)

An overview on why deconstruction is a timely issue, the basics of how and why it works including examples of projects large and small, challenges and possibilities for implementation, and the true motivation for advocating for this viable alternative to demolition.
To be included will be an update on steps the City of Chicago is taking to encourage deconstruction in 2008.

This event is free to the public, but registration is requested.
Seating is limited to 20.

Learn more

See the deconstruction advocacy project page.
See other events in the UHC Lecture Series.

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