To The Sky!

With our final review on Friday, we have been working hard. This weekend the site crew was working on finishing the roof and belt line. The remaining purlins were put up on Saturday which meant we could begin attaching the tin roof. The long tin sheets took a team to raise. Kyle and I would [...]

Up They Go!

This weekend was a very productive weekend for the team. As mentioned before we have been split into separate teams, the site team and the shop team. This weekend the site team focused on putting up the remaining gables and installing part of the beltline. Saturday, we finished assembling the gables and then putting them [...]

The Waiting Game

Before we can move forward with the project we need to get some more wood. We are currently waiting on a large order of wood that will give us the materials we need to get this project up! The wood should be here by the end of the week. Once the wood arrives, we will [...]

Slowly but Surely

With a productive weekend we kicked Monday off with a small crew consisting of Kyle, Amanda, Jerome and Johnny heading out bright and early to start preparing the trellis trench to finally get some formwork put in. This consisted of checking the trench's levels and flattening it out. Around class time the rest of the [...]

Ian’s Aftermath

Heading back to the site after Hurricane Ian was a soggy site to see, to say the least. Professor Pastre visited the site on Saturday after the storm passed to discover that while the tarps we set up in preparation held up, however, we did not account for the water that would swell up from [...]

Dividing Up

Today the group is splitting up. A few of the students are going to Frierson Elementary for class today, so they can begin painting the site lines for where the pavilion will be. We are doing this early so that when our documents get approved we can get straight to breaking ground. Exciting!! The rest [...]

The First Visit Back

Yesterday was the first site visit to Frierson Elementary School of the new semester. For the people new to the studio, like myself, it was the first time seeing the school and meeting some of the kids, teachers, and the principal! I had never been to a Montessori school so seeing the layouts of the [...]