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My Personal Transformation

Prior to my semester at Ecosa, I had attended a college prep high school that had me excited about joining the rat race. I got good grades, pleased those around me and ended up at the University of Michigan. Without any idea of what I wanted to study, I took a...

What Makes Ecosa Different?

I was recently engaged in a conversation about what makes Ecosa Institute ‘different’ with the very people who make it so. “Everyone says they’re different,” Ecosa founder Tony Brown challenged. So what makes Ecosa different from the rest? To...

Ecosa visit to Flagstaff Container House

Recently, The Spring 2014 Ecosa class visited with graphic designer Marie Jones at her infamous home in Flagstaff. The container home is an icon of downtown Flag, an homage to the historic and still vibrant railway culture of the region. Architects Tony Brown and Tom...

The Return of the Salon

Imagine spending the evening sipping wine and sampling hors d’oeuvres, surrounded by the banter of fascinating people. The architecture of the home is commendable, the vibe is tasteful and elegant, and the conversation leaves guests thirsty for more. Now,...

Going Deep with Ecosa

Last Spring, I took a leap of faith, quit my job, and enrolled at Ecosa. As is the story for many students joining Ecosa, I was looking to deepen my knowledge about progressive design and to learn the language and skills needed to enter into the design field. My...

What Ecosa Institute Means To Me

What Ecosa Institute Means to Me by Levi Mason My introduction to Ecosa Institute was during the fall of 2005, when Ecosa Institute hosted Australian-based architect Glenn Murcutt. My sister, a local home designer in Prescott, Arizona, invited me to come with her to a...

Dual Survival Star Cody Lundin Leads Ecosa Students

Dual Survival Star Cody Lundin Leads Ecosa Students In early January 2013, Cody Lundin led the spring student cohort on a three day wilderness experience in the mountains of central Arizona. Cody teaches aboriginal skills while with students, with an emphasis on...