Matt Iden

Proposed Designs

Our team studied different variations for a proposed house design. We integrated these projects into our Phase 2 proposal. Here are the three drawing sets that we brought to Washington DC: Team A Team B Team C

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Closer Look at our Final Board

If you did not get a chance to view our final presentation up close, here is another look at it. You may also download it here: Green Oak Presentation

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P3 Grant Award Winners

As you may or may not have heard, we are now the proud recipients of the EPA P3 Phase 2 grant! The whole team is brimming with excitement over our victory and cannot wait to see where the project takes us next! Not only did we win the Phase 2 grant, we took home a […]

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Exposition Day

It is time. We have constructed the exibhit, hung drawings, placed models, tweaked our presentation and are ready for the judges! As excitement builds, crowds gather to talk about our G.O. House!

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Packed Up!

We are all packed and ready to hit the road for DC! Our bents and wall section mock-up fit in one van with the floor; all of our pallets and podium are in the other. Deconstruction only took a few hours with labeling and sorting the bolts and screws. DC here we come!

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So Close!

We have all of our exhibit material ready to build!

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Green Oak as Sculpture?

Meanwhile.. We have art! Well, what we are calling our “Green Oak Research Sculpture”. Students are working with the Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon and the UT Arboretum to develop this portion of our materials research. We have 15 pallets nine feet above ground that are subjects to measure dimensional movement, durability, and weathering qualities […]

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EPA P3 Expo

We have been judged completely and could not be more excited! We are still explaining our exhibit to the public and to returning judges! We love talking about Green Oak and educating everyone about the sustainability of this building material! Check our twitter for updates on our progress! @UTGreenOak

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FabLab Progress Report

Excited about getting some build time in the Fab Lab, the team plans out a strategy for assembly. Pieces of pallets and green oak everywhere, we saw and screw the different pieces together to make a frame. It stands. The team glows as we have one more part of the exhibit put together! We can […]

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