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‘Deconstruction Economy’ Could Help West Michigan

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Rex LaMore

There may be potential for establishing a “deconstruction economy” in West Michigan that collects and repurposes waste generated by more than 250,000 abandoned structures in the Great Lakes…

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Advancing Domicology for Sustainable Construction

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Venkatesh Kodur, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, provides an overview of his research related to sustainable construction.

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Deconstruction is a Human Activity

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Andrew Brockman, Mechanical Engineering, discusses research related to the manual process of deconstruction at the Domicology event on April 22, 2016.

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Advancing the Science of Domicology

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Rex LaMore, Director of the Center for Community and Economic Development, explains Domicology–the life cycle of structures.

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Removal of Abandoned Properties: Deconstruction vs. Demolition

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor Matt Syal of Planning, Design & Construction describes the challenges of deconstruction versus demolition at the Domicology event on April 22, 2016.

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Domicology: Changing the CEM Paradigm

Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor George Berghorn explains how society must move toward more sustainable construction management techniques in this research presentation at the Domicology event on April 22, 2015.

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MSU Pursues Economic Solution to Urban Blight

Monday, February 8, 2016
abandoned parking lot

Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to test whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective solution to economic…

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