Student Projects

One of the unique aspects of the Ecosa Institute Ecological Design Certificate is that students engage with actual clients, real sites and real budgets. Students work on a number of projects each semester, both large and small, that incorporate ecological design principles and also meet client needs.

Listen as Program Director, Antony Brown, Talks About A Student-Led Wildlife Corridor Project

 

Following are excerpts from some of the many student projects completed during our certificate program.

Eco-Machine – Biological Treatment System for Arts Center

Eco-Machine – Biological Treatment System for Arts Center

Biological Treatment System for Arts Center Two Ecosa Institute Alumni, Jeffrey Frisch and Shann Aharon, completed a design to install an eco-machine waste treatment system for a new Arts center in Prescott, AZ. Their collaboration produced both a full report and...

Agroecology and Aquaculture In Mbita, Kenya

Agroecology and Aquaculture In Mbita, Kenya

A Plan for Mbita, Kenya As a participant in the Fall 2009 Certificate in Regenerative Ecological Design, Simon designed plans for a fish farm at the Dorothy Byrne Vocational School in Mbita, Kenya. Working on the project inspired him to continue his studies at Ecosa...

Living City Design: Prescott 2035

Living City Design: Prescott 2035

Living City Design: Prescott 2035 This semester our students picked up where the Summer 2010 group left off with the Prescott 6th Street Redevelopment Project. The Fall group was asked to evolve the plan for the Living City Design Competition, which challenges...

Model Sustainable Village: Duayee Vocational School

Model Sustainable Village: Duayee Vocational School

Duayee Vocational School Ecosa Institute was asked by Peter Gbelia, the Executive Director of the Empowerment Society, to create a master plan for a sustainable intervention in the village of Duayee in Liberia, Africa. This plan was intended to develop a model...

Prescott Sixth Street Redevelopment

Prescott Sixth Street Redevelopment

Prescott Sixth Street Redevelopment The Ecosa Institute students have been asked by a council member of the City of Prescott to create a vibrant new “urban” component in the downtown area of Prescott that will enhance the visitor experience and bring a new economic...

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Get a taste of what it’s like to be an Ecosa student. Our free e-book on container house design offers a little preview into some of the design challenges you will encounter in our Ecological Design Certificate program.

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