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screws. A portable laser cutter con-
trolled by a computer program will be
brought to the site. Professor Sass will
provide the design technology, mate-
rial research and digital translation
process. Working with Wayne Troyer,
Professor Sass and the MIT Design
Lab will develop a structure to with-
stand hurricane force winds. Design
revisions will begin in October, and
construction is scheduled to begin in
the spring. Boise Cascade will provide
Although the destruction wreaked
by Katrina will always be remembered
with a sense of profound sorrow, the
seeds of hope and the buds of ingenu-
ity have already begun to sprout. On
the local and national level, innova-
tive minds, caring hearts, and enter-
prising souls have come together to
prove that the spirit of New Orleans
refuses to be washed away.
Planning is underway to build the first digitally manufactured house in America in Holy
Cross. The prototype house, designed by Dr. Lawrence Sass, professor of digital design
at the MIT School of Architecture, is currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art in
New York. Professor Sass and his students intend to build a permanent structure in Holy
Cross utilizing designs by local architects Wayne Troyer, Irene Keil and David Gregor.
Pictured in front of the prototype house are
Pam Bryan, PRC’s Operation Comeback
Director, and architect Wayne Troyer.
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1425 Josephine Street. . .$525,000
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Open House Dates
Friday, October 17 •Friday, November 21
Friday, December 5 •Friday, January 9, 2009
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