How to deal with mistakes…

It is 23:12 pm and I am writing from the Studio V headquarters. In a week from today we will be relaxing by the beach somewhere in the Bahamas with a pina colada. I can almost taste it now. That and a mixture of metal and wood shavings, glue and sweat. We are working at [...]

38 days…

It has been a busy day for Studio V. This morning we have met with Matt Compton who sits on the Design Review Committee and with whom we have discussed the structure that will sit right outside the window. From his words we understood that we will not have any problems passing the structure with [...]

The countdown has begun….

Now that the spring break is behind us we are happy to spend our nights in studio again! Today we have met as a studio to finally “start finishing” the details. The atmosphere of the discussion was pleasant to say the least, there was no fighting, no yelling and no pans flying around. I think [...]

And then there was one…

Brilliant, beautiful, well developed, original, elegant, interesting, top-notch - those were just some of the words that were used to describe our projects this morning by our guest critics at the review. Today after a sleepless night for the many of us we were able to present our project to the artist himself via skype: [...]

And then there were eleven…

For those of you who are not familiar with the process we will be going through this semester – let me summarize. We started with a group charette last Friday upon conclusion of which, inspired and excited, we were given nine days to develop our own personal individual design. On Monday that phase of the [...]

Complicated, yet strong…

It has been a long week. Studio V is going full speed towards the Monday’s review: researching, templating and composing. Professor Pastre elegantly introduced the project in his post, I, on the other hand, would like to step back and introduce all the players in the game this semester. My research topic for this week [...]