Island of Misfit Cinderblocks!
An Island of Misfit Cinderblocks has arisen on E. 34th Street in Savannah! Old, unwanted CMU from demolished buildings all around town convened on E. 34th Street to create a... Read more
With the grand opening of Savannah’s Whole Foods Market, Emergent Structures is extremely proud and fortunate, to have hosted Whole Foods Market and Young Contracting at E.34, the Design for... Read more
Gifts are coming together for our generous kickstarter funders! We’re developing each gift to reflect the mission and the purpose of the greenhouse, Emergent Structures, and Design for Ability. The... Read more
The Lap Lap is Back
Last summer, we shared stories on our blog of ingenious re-use that took place at Shuman Elementary School as the result of our construction of an educational garden. We were... Read more
Elsie Hill's paintings
Savannah-based artists Elsie Taliaferro Hill has delivered on her promise to donate paintings to the Kickstarter gift collection for two generous donors who selected the $1,000 or more gift! We... Read more
Permit in Hand!
Hellooooooooooooooo all you awesome Design for Abilitygreenhouse supporters! Thank you again for supporting our vision. It's been a little while since we've posted directly on the Kickstarter update page.... Read more
Great Volunteer Event on the Greenhouse Site!
Our first volunteer event on the greenhouse site was a great success, thanks to the Metropolitan Savannah Rotary! More windows for the greenhouse were scraped, sanded and primed.
In just... Read more
From Kickstarter to Harmony Shack
Thanks to 78 super-generous individuals around the country, we exceeded our Kickstarter goal for helping fund the Design for Abilitygreenhouse! WOW! What an incredible number of civic-minded and giving... Read more
What an amazing journey our Kickstarter campaign has been, and what an amazing group of kind-hearted, gracious funders we've accumulated along the way! There is no way to express the... Read more
We Love USGBC-Savannah!
With only 10 days left and just under $1,200 to go in our Kickstarter campaign, our friends at USGBC-Savannah have been so generous to invite us to come speak about... Read more
Thank you, supporters: we've convincing crossed the $5,000 mark! And, as of today, we’ve entered into our last 2-weeks of the campaign. Please keep sharing our story and this giving... Read more
Bow Ties + Green Houses: Announcing a new gift opportunity!
We have a little over two weeks left in our Kickstarter campaign, and while we are 60% to our fundraising goal and feeling good about the progress, we’re interested in... Read more
Teddy Roosevelt once said "Believe you can and you're halfway there," and because your belief in us, we are, indeed, halfway there!
We just surpassed the 50% mark for our... Read more
When We Build, Let Us Think We Build Forever
We're starting the new year with a milestone, and a thought about the nature of permanence and the built environment.
First the milestone:
We are over 25% of... Read more
Elevating our Game
We’re one step closer to harmonizing the reclaimed material streams that we’ve harvested with the form and function of our Design for Ability greenhouse!
There is now a detailed template... Read more
Place, Identity, and Reverence for Transformation
First, thank you to all of our early supporters! This is the beginning of a beautiful relationship! We'll keep you updated as things progress over the next 43 days...and well... Read more