Better Block ProjectsCategory
Better Block partnered with Main Street Ottumwa, Main Street Iowa, The Iowa Economic Development Authority, and many others under a gran..
Wikiblock, as you might remember, is our library of designs that can be downloaded by anyone anywhere and cut out using a CNC router. The ..
We often say that Better Blocks are like speed dating for communities. They are quick projects that help identify and organize leaders in ..
We’re always looking for unicorns at the Better Block, people who have a vast array of skillsets and are willing to try the impossible. We..
Last year, the Better Block team went to Copenhagen to study great urban design. We met with the brightest minds, including Gehl Architect..
So many of our neighbors were impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The past few days, we’ve helped however we could. On Friday, Amazon.com donate..
A few days after we posted the Exchange House on Airbnb in February, we got our first international guests–a family from France. We were ..
At 4:55 pm, five minutes before the ribbon cutting ceremony, we stepped outside of our volunteer center at Faith Gym and saw a downpour wa..
We were gathered around a makeshift work desk. We had pulled out a few chairs to sit on. The house we were in, though renovated, was empty..
About two months ago, Jason Roberts, our co-founder, and Gray Garmon, one of our favorite collaborators, went to lunch. They started talki..