In October 2012, Keith Dietrich and David Cameron led workshops on building with straw bales and earth plaster. As well as retrofitting one wall with super-insulating straw bales, they did the same with old books and covered them with earth … Continue reading
Check out this article that just appeared in The Coast, featuring David Cameron, our book walls, the New Life for Old Books exhibit, and the background to why the problem of recycling books.
Artist Karen Langlois transformed a room full of books into a unique art gallery, with works by a variety of local artists. Click to see the poster for the show, which ended today. The show brought people to the Blockhouse School … Continue reading
Artist Karen Langlois is creating a very special event which will launch during our CommuniTEA, Open House and Tiny Studio Raffle draw! The exhibit continues Sunday and again on Tuesday Aug. 20 during the Farmers’ Market. UPDATE: See photos of … Continue reading
At The Blockhouse School Project we are brainstorming alternative uses for all the once-valuable old books that are being hauled away daily as collectible waste. We would like you to brainstorm with us! We will be hosting an exhibition, New Life … Continue reading
UPDATE JUNE 6: Registration is full for this workshop. For centuries books have reigned as the ultimate portal to knowledge and imagination. Now these once treasured objects are heading to landfills by the truckload. But what else can happen to … Continue reading
by David Cameron There was an article in the Chronicle Herald a few days ago referencing the redundant book/journal situation in NS universities. The universities have decided to have one facility in the province for storage and dump the rest. … Continue reading