CAMARADERIE

These past 2-3 weeks have been the toughest, most hard working, work cranking weeks of the semester so far. We've spent hours before and after scheduled studio, spent entire nights, and entire weekends in the studio. Last week we proposed a few designs after a long weekend to our engineer. We made a few different [...]

Details

We are now in the last few days of preparation before we begin construction on the final pavilion.  Right, now we are mostly divided working on individual tasks such as pricing, construction documents, detail drawings, and mock ups so that we are fully prepared for whats to come.  Hopefully, by the end of today we [...]

Progression

As the days go on, we are making steady progress. Our design is continuing to change as we build models and create construction documents. This is a good thing because we are starting to really grasp what will and will not work and we are tailoring the fine details to our clients needs. Since Friday [...]

It’s Really Happening!

For the past few weeks, Studio V, has bee hard at work refining and solidifying our overall concept for the Butterfly Book Nook. From out last meeting with Enough Pie and members from the Dart Library, we were able to see what ideas were working and those that were not. From there we waddled over [...]

An Uphill Battle

Meeting all of the needs and wants of clients, compromising, time constraints, financial limitation, due dates; these represent an unfavorably sloped hill. Coming up with a structure or landscape design that is fitting for your site, is the large boulder in that the designer pushes up the steep hill. The designer is Sisyphus. Despite things seeming [...]

Materials and Final Details

After meeting with Enough Pie and the First African Evangelical Church on Tuesday we gained some new perspectives and ideas on our shade pavilion design. We have decided that we are going to use an aluminum composite material (ACM) for the roofing of the structure. There were a few concerns from our clients on this [...]

Meetings, Ideas and Pushing Forward

Yesterday Enough Pie held a potluck at First African Evangelical Church to discuss how we were moving forward with the project, as well as open up for questions and new ideas. From our review on Monday, we were tasked with improving our design, we were faced with improving the pitch of the roof and implementing [...]