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Deconstructing Houses, Rebuilding Lives

Nov 10, 2016

Credit Courtesy of Humanim

Why take a vacant home apart brick by brick, rather than tearing it down? How can this approach create jobs without driving up costs? Details Deconstruction trains individuals coming out of prison or drug treatment in how to deconstruct rather than demolish buildings. Director Jeff Carroll tells us how deconstructing houses is a path to rebuilding lives--as well as salvaging valuable bricks and lumber.