Building the St. Croix Crossing: Everything Under the Water

The St. Croix River Valley is experiencing a long-awaited addition with construction of the new St. Croix Crossing. The bridge will connect St. Joseph, Wisconsin, and Oak Park Heights, Minnesota, and replaces the Stillwater Lift bridge. Construction began in 2013 and the bridge will open to traffic in fall 2016. The bridge’s foundation include an…

Carpentry at Saint Paul College

I chose Saint Paul College because I spoke with our instructor and he was offering exactly what I was looking for. I was looking to learn residential construction from the ground up. The population grows every day. These people have to have a place to live. They will need more apartments, homes, condos. It’s never…

Sustainable Habitat by Saint-Gobain

Once upon a time, there were Three Little Pigs… The first pig makes his house out of straw the second builds a wooden one and the third pig uses bricks. At Saint-Gobain, we consider that there is no easy answer. For us, sustainable construction is about combining comfort, which answers today’s individual needs, and sustainability,…