EPA

Phase II

A new phase for the Green Oak Initiative. A new semester. A new team. Since winning the U.S. EPA Sustainable Design Challenge, we have $90,000 in grant funding for a real-world application. After Phase I’s success we can now continue to design and build a full scale building in Phase II. The primary objectives in […]

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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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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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