Just a Studio Full of Models

On Wednesday, March 1st, we have one of the most important meetings with REDUX to date.  We have now begun to finalize our designs to a point that we might actually get to start on the construction documents and obtaining the materials needed for the build.  The reason why this meeting is so important is that we need [...]

Model Making and Finalizing Design

On Monday February the 27th, we continued assemble the model, as well as make study models for particular areas such as the desk, the stage and the movable walls. As you can see in the featured image, we were discussing the desk orientation, and how it relates to the movable wall nearby. By constructing this [...]

Things That Roll

After our most recent meeting with redux we had a lot to think about. In our presentation each of us tried to highlight key points about our build ideas thus far, highs and tradeoffs. From this we received a decent amount of feedback, but nothing that stuck directly. Instead it was apparent that we had a [...]

We Judge Books By Their Covers

Almost every post I have done so far has been about Redux's image and perception by the public. The new building will be one the most popular street in Charleston, but in an area where they could be one of the most viewed building in its area. The building has been in place for over 70 [...]

Narrowing The Design

After our meeting with Redux this past Friday we were able to use their feedback to guide our design processes over the weekend. This enabled us to come to studio today prepared and ready to move forward in our designs. We used today mainly as a workday for everyone to dive deeper into their designs [...]

UPDATE

This blog post is an update about the client meeting this past Friday.  All went very well and we had a very informative meeting.  For this meeting we met with the executive director and two other board members or Redux along with an architect on the job.  We presented a few ideas about each other [...]

Studio Work Day: Narrowing Design Concepts

Today February 15th is the last official studio meeting before we have our review on Friday of the week.  We are currently narrowing down design concepts based on what we are working on; modular walls, reception, gallery niche, stage, and signage. Additionally, some of us are going on site to measure and take photos. This [...]