Smoke Signals

Last night was our end of the semester finale get-together at the Charleston Rifle Club replete with good food and good company (and yes, a palette bonfire).  Even though our never-ending documentation is still in the midst of being wrapped up it felt good to be able to put a bow on all the work [...]

Getting Our House in Order

It’s been a whirlwind past week, and we finally have a chance to cool our heels for a little bit and get re-set for the next phase of studio.  We are going to be moving on to some work with the Solar Decathlon project – examining, designing, and building a mockup of the houses cabinetry [...]

Coordinating the Coordination

Hello Readers, Things are starting to heat up in the kitchen as we start to move into the construction documentation phase.  The Solar Decathlon portion of the team is also rapidly approaching our submission date for the Dept of Energy. The trickiest part for all of this is making sure we not only coordinate between [...]

And on to the next one

Well it seems everyone lived through 'Jury 2: The Regioning'.  Next up is the big-time - figuring out how to take six disparate ideas and begin to meld them into one successful design for the first of the new CropStops.  It was impressive to see just how much the individual groups varied in their designs [...]

Global Reach

One of the most remarkable things about Clemson is its ability to create change on a larger scale - being able to tie into state programs, bringing together a litany of academic and professional interests, and its globe-spanning group of abroad programs.  It's in that same vein that we are looking to the possible expansion [...]