DBB Monument Valley Transport

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYT-bl1QeFU   From Bluff to Monument Valley. Transportation of the two modules built for the Monument Valley project. These modules are from the Spring 2011, University of Utah, DesignBuildBluff semester. Both modules were pre-fabricated in Bluff along with the West Water project. Now that they have arrived in Monument Valley, construction is only 30 days ...

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Loading up Monument Valley modules…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmRu8xd-pcY We loaded up both Monument Valley modules with 2 jacks, 2 steel beams, 4 people, 24 FlexCrete-blocks, and a lot of 2×4 cribs.  The actual loading time took about 2 days (sunrise to sunset).  This time-lapse captures the second day on loading.  Enjoy!

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Thank you very much “Utah Recycle”

We got hot water tank as a donation from Utah Recycle. Please click the logo below to see Utah Recycle’s website. Thank you very much. – DesignBuildBLUFF and the students of the University of Utah 2012.

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AIA Honor Award

  DBB is the recent recipient of the Utah Chapter of the American Institute Architects Honor Award, the organization’s highest design honor.  The Whitehorse was constructed by 18 University of Utah students and floats above the desert floor on 8 reclaimed telephone poles.  Steel c-channels support the wood pallet rain screen and recycled aluminum sheets that make up the building’s ...

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Current Project Status : LITTLE WATER

12 Students from the University of Utah are under way with DesignBuildBluff’s 13th home. Little Water, named for its location, is a unique addition to DBB. The home will be built into the earth with nearly 130 ft of berm wall. This is a DBB first. Students completed their second session down in Bluff. They ...

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