Steve Williams, CCIC Director, with BSCI faculty and other collaborators, McWhorter School of Building Science. Founded in 2009, the CCIC is focused on innovative approaches to problems and processes related to the construction industry, while maintaining core values centered on sustainability and impact on built environments.
The $20K House: Good Things Come in Small Packages
Andrew Freear, Professor and Rural Studio Director, faculty and students, School of Architecture Rural Studio
Sure it’s small – only 600 square-feet -- but the $20K house that Auburn University School of Architecture’s students and faculty working at the Rural Studio have researched and created proves that good things do indeed come in small packages.
One Man's Waste is Another's Woodshed Andrew Freear, Rural Studio Director, and students, School of Architecture Rural Studio
The Rural Studio's "Thinnings" project on exhibit this summer at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
Wall System So Easy to Construct that Even 3rd Graders Can Do It
Building Science Students and Faculty, McWhorter School of Building Science
A few sticks of bamboo, a little chicken wire, some plastic bottles and other trash covered with mortar can create a wall system that is cheap and easy to build and that provides safety and shelter in Third World countries.
Charlene LeBleu, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture
Landscape Architecture graduate faculty and students proposed environmentally friendly designs with funding from the Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant Consortium for the city of Mobile. When implemented, these proposals will reduce flooding, lessen the impact of storm water runoff into Mobile Bay and beautify the city.
McWhorter School of Building Science and Department of Industrial and Graphic Design
Cheryl Morgan, Professor and Director of the Urban Studio, School of Architecture
Junshan Liu, Professor ad Scott Kramer Associate Professor, McWhorter School of Building Science