BOUND BY PURPOSE

                                                          photo credit: Jesse Kuroiwa for Colorado Building Workshop

                                                         photo credit: Jesse Kuroiwa for Colorado Building Workshop

MODERN IN DENVER | WINTER 2017

The Moab landscape is hot and windy, with adventure calling from all directions. The environment makes it an ideal site for Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS), a non-profit that teaches life and survival skills through outdoor adventure programs. COBS has run courses in Moab for 50 years. But Executive Director Peter O’Neil, who served as a field instructor there in 1977, recalls brutal living conditions. “To call it substandard housing would be an understatement,” said O’Neil.

Read about how 27 graduate students designed and built a 3,300 square foot flex space on a limited budget in just 19 weeks.

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