Featured Image: Rural Studio, Thermal Mass & Buoyancy Ventilation Research Project, part of a multi-institutional research project to investigate how to create a more responsible building system. The Research Project applies a holistic approach to thermal mass that could provide a powerful short-cut for designing climate-resilient buildings (Newbern, Alabama, 2021). Faculty: Andrew Freear, Rusty Smith, Steve Long. Students: Cory Subasic, Jeff Jeong, Livia Barrett, Rowe Price. Research Partners: Salmaan Craig, Kiel Moe, David Kennedy. Photo: Timothy Hursley