Green Engineering: Preliminary

Camp Engineer: Green Engineering Class

Preliminary explorations of physical models using recycled materials

Scheme 1:

Exterior model of a planter enclosed by barrell shaped barks of trees on a wooded plank deck. Materials used were colored tissue paper, straws, newspaper, popsicle sticks, and wine bottle corks.

See below:

Scheme 2:

Building foundation with footing, substructure and reinforced slab with rebars. Materials used were cardboard backs of legal pad paper, cereal box cardboard, popsicle sticks, paper tower roll, toilet paper roll, and straws (for reinforced bars).

See below:

Scheme 3:

“Eco-Village” of 5 “recycled” or “sustainable” homes with a natural river weaving through, natural cobblestone paved road perimeter around the houses, and a recycled brick sidewalk.  Materials used were felt paper, Panera corrugated coffee cardboard covers, beads, construction paper, colored sand, corkboard, stones and aluminum foil.

See below:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: