Smoke em’ if you got em’

Up until now studio V has been keeping pretty quiet on the actual design of the community garden pavilion on this blog. I think we all wanted to place the emphasis on process and then to have the last couple blog post dedicated to the "unveiling" of sorts. The last couple weeks, particularly the last [...]

The Art of Building

Driving up to the site today seeing Professor Pastre and my fellow classmates arranging columns around the slab was the first real taste of the building coming together. While it is crunch time, there are definitely moments of pause to think about how truly unique our pavilion will be. I honestly can't wait to see [...]

A Balancing Act

I’d say a 50/50 ratio. This past week we’ve been alternating from working at the shop and at the site. That is, we have been spending half of our time building the components of the pavilion in the shop and half of our time prepping the site for construction. The idea is that by performing [...]

Emergency Response

Concrete is flowing out of the chute, 4 of us are frantically shoveling concrete to various areas of the trenches that we dug out, and 2 of us are leveling the concrete with a screed. Suddenly we hear “We aren’t going to have enough.” Everybody looks at the man who has walked out the truck [...]

Columns_Line Up

This Week, all the members of the Studio V are excited because we will put our plan and theory in to practice. On Oct. 30th, we started our work at the CAC.C wood shop. Firstly, cutting one side of the twelve 4"*4" wood and cutting the angles on the other side to match the exact [...]