Building in Reverse.
A two story home on the north side is being deconstructed, a process in which building is carefully dismantled, allowing for the salvage of all components (down to "every last stud") rather than demolition.
posted originally from: AT:Chicago
Green Bean applauds the project, process and Urban Habitat Chicago (UHC) and The Reuse People.
This makes so much sense - we were happy to see that the second deconstruction project is already in the works - for a home in Bridgeport.
The pluses according to UHC?
For more information:
"What is Deconstruction?" PDF