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February 11, 2016

Former Portland builder's path leads to Earthship construction in Jamaica

  • Matt Frock specializes in off-the-grid structures made with scavenged materials like bottles, aluminum cans and rubber tires.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Images courtesy of Earthship360 [enlarge]
    Students will help construct a cafe and restrooms next month for the Jamaica International Reggae Museum.

    Matt Frock spent eight years as an art teacher, but decided he was ready to return to an earlier career: construction. He'd been a builder for six years in San Francisco and Portland.

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