Rich Moore

March 24: Wind & Volunteers

A group from Engineers Without Borders volunteered their time and hands to help us with our project. We battled hurricane-force winds as we worked on the exterior siding and soffit. Also, we started the final of layers of plaster in the windows under the guidance of the master of plaster, Hiroko. The interior team finished… Read more »

Session 3 Begins

Nico working on the soffit-to-wall connection Initial Pressure Testing the plumbing Thanks to our volunteers for not being afraid to get a little dirty! Volunteers from the University of Utah helped make benches.

Love Utah Give Utah

Hey Everyone! One week from today, on March 22, DesignBuildBLUFF will be participating in a state wide fundraising event called Love Utah Give Utah. Now is your chance to show your support for all your favorite non-profits and make a contribution! DBB is thrilled to have a matched donor, meaning, if we can raise $5,000,… Read more »

Session 3: Dryed in

Cellulose blower issues can’t slow us down. Grinding team working on the concrete floors. A real house with a real shadow. Anya putting her back into the metal panel installation. Roof Team End of session 3: the house is dry and there are signs of a soffit.

Better Homes With Recycled Waste

According to Rachel Cusimano, graduate student at the University of Utah School of Architecture, building a residence called Little Water House helped her “let go of cultural biases and societal constraints with either a hammer or shovel in my hand … See all stories on this topic »

Salt Lake Buddhist temples have Protestant, Mormon roots

The Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, home to Utah's oldest and most continuous Buddhist congregation, is nestled into a crowded city block near the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. The building sits … "It's more Americanized architecture." …See all stories on this topic »

Embattled University of Utah architecture dean resigns

The embattled dean of the University of Utah’s architecture school resigned Thursday. “I am very proud of the tremendous record of progress made in the college during my 11-year tenure,” said Brenda Scheer, who will step down on Dec. 31, in a statement. Scheer was widely blamed for what was seen as the forced resignation… Read more »