Yestermorrow Design/Build School Overview
Yestermorrow Design/Build School was founded in 1980 on the belief that the best built environments result from true collaborations between designers, builders and owners. Yestermorrow’s approach combines yesterday’s dedication to craft, beauty and durability with today’s technologies to create a sustainable world. Yestermorrow’s courses empower people and unleash their creative spirit. This synthesis is enhanced through the design/build method and the connection between hand and mind that unfolds in that process.
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I was a college communication teacher in a previous life. A couple of years ago, I decided to turn my life around and to gain practical skills. I enrolled into a green remodeling workshop, although I have no background in building or architecture. I was worried I would feel out of place. But I ... more »
I am particularly excited about the new semester programs which Yestermorrow has created. Students (from both undergraduate and graduate programs) are getting an amazing hands-on immersive experience designing and building a tiny house! As a former student and current board member, I can't recommend... more »
I heard about Yestermorrow in a book called The House that Jill Built, which told stories of women who had built their own homes. The first course I took, in September 2008, was Home Design. I loved it--the teachers, my fellow students, connecting with a neglected creative part of myself. I also ... more »Review from Guidestar