Itinerary

Week 1

Monday Jan. 11:
ON-CAMPUS
10AM- 12PM: Review syllabus with the class and course/objective overview. Form groups. Assign group and/or individual research based questions and topics for course. Discuss readings: Rock, Chapters 8 and 9, Sernau Chapter 10 (Social Inequality), and Bird/Hernandez. Screening:Garbage Warrior.
1PM-3PM: First day of online weatherization training

Tuesday Jan 12:
ON-CAMPUS
10AM-12PM: Overview of history of urban development in Buenos Aires, Argentina since the 1970’s. Discuss Readings: Wilson, Part 1 and 3 and Carns. Overview of sustainable housing in/around Buenos Aires, Argentina 1PM-3PM: Second day of online weatherization training.

Wednesday Jan 13:
ON-CAMPUS
10AM-12PM: Screening:Las manos, el barro, la casahttp://vimeo.com/42583876 and Earthship-Britanny Groundhouse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krWgtnJRAUg&feature=related. Discuss documentary and implications. Discuss readings: Carns, Chapter 7 and Sanchez Chapter 1. Form teams.
1PM-3PM: Third day of online weatherization training. Screening: Edwards Aliso Viejo This Changes Everything

Thursday Jan 14:
ON-CAMPUS 10AM-12PM: Discuss readings: Phillips, Chapter 14 and 16. Minke, Chapter 2 and 3, Fryer Chapters 4 and 5. 1PM-3PM: Fourth day of weatherization online training.
Friday Jan 15:No Class
Saturday Jan 16:No Class
Sunday Jan 17:No Class
Week 2
Mon Jan 18:Travel Day Departing Soka at 9 a.m. Flight departs LAX  at 1p.m.

Tues Jan 19:
ARRIVE INBUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINAHOSTEL
Arrival time: 10:40 a.m.
1PM: Meet at Tomas’ apartment:  Teams discuss reading according to their team topic and assignment while eating lunch. Water, discuss reading: Ludwig, Chapter 7 and Dahlhausen. Schroder, Ogletree, Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5.
2PM-3PM: Meet with Nicolas Maggio from FOVISEE collaborating institution. Conduct short interview to better understand housing development and weatherization in Buenos Aires.
5PM: Dinner
7PM: Daily Reflection on Angel. Dinner with plastic artist Pablo Salvadó to discuss techniques of adobe construction.
Wednesday Jan 20:
CLASSROOM FOVISEE
7 AM: Breakfast 8AM-1 PM: Sociological perspective for the study of housing, energy and sustainability City, housing, energy, sustainability in Buenos Aires. The social factor of energy efficiency in buildings. The case of low income housing. Research methodologies in housing, energy and sustainability
1 PM: Lunch
2 PM: Return to hostel.
5PM: Discuss reading: Hunter Chapter 4.
7PM: Dinner
8PM: Daily Reflection on Angel. Teams meet to discuss progress of earth building.

Thursday Jan 21:CLASSROOM FOVISEE
7AM: Breakfast.
8AM-1 PM: Explaining the broad gap between theory and practice. Weatherization in Buenos Aires. 1 PM: Lunch
2 PM: Return to hostel.
7PM: Dinner
8PM: Daily Reflection on Angel. Teams meet to discuss progress of earth building.

Friday January 22:
ON-SITE 8AM: Departure to Campana. 10AM: Arrive at location. Real homes Energy and Sustainability Auditing. Participation in real weatherization work. Filming and interviews with families. Measuring results of the performed retrofits.
1PM: Lunch
2PM: Return to city
7PM: Dinner
8PM: Daily Reflection on Angel.

Saturday January 23:ON-SITE 8 AM: Departure to Campana 10AM: Arrive at location. Real homes Energy and Sustainability Auditing. Participation in real weatherization work. Filming and interviews with families. Measuring results of the performed retrofits. 1 PM: Lunch 2 PM: Return to city
5PM: Return to hostel
6PM: Dinner
8PM: Work on short documentary film about weatherization and sustainability.

Sunday January 24:ON-SITE
8 AM: Departure to Campana 10AM: Arrive at location. Real homes Energy and Sustainability Auditing. Participation in real weatherization work. Filming and interviews with families. Measuring results of the performed retrofits. 1 PM: Lunch 2 PM: Return to city
5PM: Return to hostel
6PM: Dinner
8PM: Work on short documentary film about weatherization and sustainability..

Week 3

Monday January 25:
ON-SITE
8 AM: Departure to Campana 10AM: Arrive at location. Real homes Energy and Sustainability Auditing. Participation in real weatherization work. Filming and interviews with families. Measuring results of the performed retrofits. 1 PM: Lunch 2 PM: Return to city
5PM: Return to hostel
6PM: Dinner
8PM: Work on short documentary film about weatherization and sustainability.

Tuesday January 26:ON-SITE 8 AM: Departure to Campana 10AM: Arrive at location. Real homes Energy and Sustainability Auditing. Participation in real weatherization work. Filming and interviews with families. Measuring results of the performed retrofits. 1 PM: Lunch 2 PM: Return to city
5PM: Return to hostel
6PM: Dinner
8PM: Work on short documentary film about weatherization and sustainability. .

Wednesday January 27: 9:00 AM: Processing information and video from WWB-Soka experience. Preparation of presentations for the LC and Weatherizers Without Border’s Summit (in Pauling).  Open day
Thursday January 28:
EN-ROUTE Depart from hostel for airport at 6 p.m. Departs EZE airport at 10 p.m.
Friday January 29: Arrives at LAX at 11:10 a.m. ON-CAMPUS
1P.M.-3 P.M.: Continue to edit and work on film material.

Week 4

Monday February 1:ON-CAMPUS
10AM-12PM: Finalize any film editing needed.
1PM-3PM: Film finalizing continued.

Tuesday February 2:
ON-CAMPUS
10-12AM: Meet to discuss and launch our short film on YouTube.
1-3PM: Discuss our Learning Cluster Fair Presentation. (TBA) Wednesday February 3: 10 AM-2 P.M. : Learning Cluster Fair 2:30-4:00 Presentation at Soka University of America in Pauling 216.

End of Winter Block