By Scott Boylston
Employees from IKEA’s Port Wentworth Distribution Center—Emergent’s lead sponsor for the Design for Ability greenhouse—came out to the site on E.34th Street on Sataurday morning, to lend some elbow grease to our efforts. Thank you, again IKEA!
“IKEA is proud to be a part of Emergent Structure’s latest endeavour, the 34th Street Greenhouse Project, and welcomes the opportunity to join this collaborative effort to build a green space for learning in the heart of Savannah’s East Side,” says Dean Peterson, IKEA Sustainability manager, and long-term supporter of Emergent Structures.
“Children and the environment are at the core of IKEA’s social responsibility, and whenever we can work with a project that combines both it is always a win-win for the community in which it resides. ”
The IKEA team continued on the refurbishing of the circa 194s window sash that was reclaimed from the old Strathmore Estates neighborhood, and helped stack some of the yellow pine and red cedar that will be used in the greenhouse construction.
Please stay tuned. This coming month, you’ll see some pretty aggressive developments on the greenhouse!