I just said awesome! Upon completing final Documentation tomorrow Studio V and our time at the CAC.C will be complete! It has been a long ride but an unforgettable experience. Not only have I learned about practicing architecture, a new construction method that I never thought possible [Sim]ply, or the process [...]
Our weekend at Clemson
After a six hour ride we finally made it to Clemson! Friday morning we woke got started early and finished the day strong. We managed to unload the kitchen in Greenville at Mill Village Farms, make it back to Clemson to deconstruct the utility shed, and even deliver the majority of pieces of the utility [...]
A different look at the sim[ply] method
The deconstruction of Cropstop 2 gives a different look at how the sim[ply] method works. When assembling it all we were worried about is trying to get it to fit, but now as we take it apart three months later we are analyzing pieces so that corrections can be made, while understanding why pieces are [...]
The Final Countdown..
This weekend was a busy weekend! We were all working on the redlines received on friday to complete them by today so that we could turn them into the engineer. We had thought that after redlining we would only have a few minor changes to make, we were wrong. We started out making a template [...]
This past Monday was our first major review in studio V. I think it went very well, we had great feedback on pretty much all of the components in the review of Cropstop 2.0. My specific part was the initial electrical and plumbing layouts. The reason I chose these areas is because I have a [...]
Sand down for what?!
We are almost finished with Cropstop 1! The past couple of days some of us have been finishing up the freezer door and some have been finishing the window trim. The finishing touches are making Cropstop 1 look amazing. The goal is by today to have the freezer door up and trim out the windows. [...]
Wrapping Up The Weekend!
What a weekend!! Though a tiring weekend, it was so much fun meeting the Solar D team and starting the mock-up construction of Cropstop 2 with the sim[ply] construction method. During the construction we took notes on improvements that can be made for the future Cropstops. The Solar D team also took notes on how [...]
Keep Moving Forward
We can check off the first week of Studio V in Charleston! We have been busy installing FRP and painting the interior of the original Cropstop on Johns Island. The installation of the FRP went much smoother after we got the hang of cutting it. Finally after getting all the pieces cut we used our [...]