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Corning is site of ‘groundbreaking’ sustainable and affordable housing

groundbreaking for Iowa House

Extension and partners broke ground in Corning at the site of the new “Iowa House,” a sustainable and affordable home designed by Iowa State architecture students. The students are part of the College of Design’s Bridge Studio, an innovative course that “builds bridges” between sustainability and affordability, as well as design and community and practice and education. The approach demonstrates that green building practices can save costs.

This article appeared in December 2010 -- From Jerry Miller Newsletter