Big Whale, Tiny House

Exterior view of Katy & David's tiny house in construction.

Background and Project Challenge: Marine wildlife research in the Arctic and sub-Arctic presents scientists with a host of contradictions: meaningful work in a remote location; beautiful landscapes in a grueling environment; long periods of uneventfulness punctuated with sudden movements from unpredictable wild animals. Wildlife biologists Katy Gavrilchuk and David Gaspard have grown accustomed to these […]

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Milwaukee Public Schools Adopt Innovative Roof Drainage System, Extend Life of School Buildings

Milwaukee Public Schools Maintenance Team on Roof

Milwaukee Public School System partners with Atlas Roofing Corporation and local contractors to design innovative drainage system, extending roof lives to 30+ years. Background and Project Challenge: When Dennis Fula took over responsibility of the Milwaukee Public School System’s (MPS) roof maintenance over twenty years ago, many of the schools were under threat of closure […]

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