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A Stool has 3 Legs

A stool has 3 legs. A chair has 4 legs. Common facts that appear elementary. But, they are all too important to ever risk forgetting. It is during these times, when things seem most complex, to break down our knowledge into manageable pieces. A team of three is able to support an idea, without the … Continue reading

And Then There Were 3….

As you guys may already know, last Wednesday we had our second meeting with the Beach Company.  We each presented our individual design approaches and got a lot of insightful feedback from that.  From there, we have been broken down into three groups of three.  Each of the groups are looking at a different design … Continue reading

Picking Teams

    Following our review, the next step will be to split up into three groups of three and continue to develop design ideas for the client. Professor Pastre needed a night to think hard about the group organization, because there are two main ways that groups could be formed moving forward, and the grouping … Continue reading

We survived! ( Both Hurricane and the First Presentation after it).

Good morning, guys! Hope everyone in our studio had a sound sleep last night, as most of us in the studio stayed up pretty late on Tuesday night to make preparation for the presentation on Wednesday afternoon. So, yesterday around 3 pm, we held our presentation to introduce our individual’s idea for the Farm stand … Continue reading


Hi everyone! We came back to school after the Hurricane, and we kept working during the evacuation week.  Today(Wednesday 9/19/2018) we will have our individual design review. Everybody has worked so hard in the studio. Here are some design ideas I want to share with you guys. The curve is moving on the site. The design idea … Continue reading

The Swivel Hut

The last time I shared ideas I was driving home the points of mobility and versatility, and I want to share some ways that I’ve thought about an adaptable design. The overall concept of my design is to have a covered walk-through area that can close up like a closet at the end of the … Continue reading

Peace at Last

BLUE SKIES!!!! Finally the storm has passed. It’s Monday Sept. 17, just days after one of the worst storms in decades to reach the Carolina Coast. My family and I never left Charleston, after realizing we were not going to feel the full effects of Hurrincane Florence but my prayers go out to those that … Continue reading

The Unexpected Storm

As readers may know, the hurricane has caused us to adjust our schedule by just a bit. Florence as been annoyingly unpredictable which made deciding where to relocate a confusing ordeal; however, no matter where we go, the storm is still considered to be dangerous and most of the Carolinas are going to get hit. … Continue reading

A Change of Scenery

Who says a change of scenery is a bad thing?  Nobody, nobody says that, at least not in this studio!  Usually, it is considered a good thing, and I think that is true for our current situation as well.  This week has certainly seen a large alteration to our surroundings. We are waiting out Florence … Continue reading

Riding Shotgun

Hi everyone, my name is Lilli! My buddy Katie is very tired from driving, so I am here to give a paws-itive update. Yesterday was a great day. Katie woke me up when it was still dark out and then we drove a long time and then I was at my house! There is nothing … Continue reading