Studio Bonding

If you’ve been keeping up with us the last couple of days, you know that yesterday we presented our overall design for Corrine Jones Park Pavilion. After presenting, as you may know from Aaron's spot on post, we had a debrief of what was discussed with everyone there. We began to work through some of [...]

Checking the Community Pulse

Today we presented our final design direction for the community pavilion project. This event was open to community members, the parks conservancy, and other collaborators. The studio worked all weekend synthesizing a design that was a culmination of all four individual projects. Through our discussion we learned what the participants liked, and what more they [...]

Community Design Sharing Event

Sharing the concepts with the community One of the greatest things about participating in the design of the garden pavilion at Corrine Jones Park is the ability to share with the future gardeners, kids and users of the park the design concepts we've created. A group of us attended an event this past Saturday, the [...]

Final Design in the Works

In studio V we are moving forward with a design for Corrine Jones Community Garden. This design will incorporate elements from a number of preliminary designs that our clients found to be of interest. This was a tough process at the start as the entire studio had individual designs and as designers each of us [...]

One studio. One project

We have finally come together as a united whole. Ryan modeled a compelling pavilion that blends the strengths of the four proposals we had for the previous presentation in terms of form, space, character, and sequence. We agreed to use this scheme as a base to develop the final design. This has given us a [...]

Rainwater Rainwater!

Today's topic fits in perfectly with the weather outside today. Along with finalizing form and site layout ideas, Roberto and I have been digging deep into research. I have specifically been working on rainwater collection and what ways we can integrate this aspect into our final design. I began doing my own research on rainwater [...]

“Be A Better Roof”

With the final design review being only 6 days away, everybody in Studio V has been working hard at developing a single, strong scheme to present to the Charleston Park Conservancy now that we are working together as a studio. In order to better prepare for our next client meeting we have decided to break [...]

Have You Seen Our Instagram?

As we work to make everyone's dreams come true at Corrine Jones Park. We are also developing our branding and social media outreach in the background. If you are reading this, you are ahead of the game! The Clemson Community Build program is now an active user on Instagram. This is also a student run [...]

All for one . . .

As you may have read from previous blogs, we had our small group review this past Wednesday with the client group including folks from The Parks Conservancy, the City Building Inspector as well as Community members. . We received great comments from the client that will be helpful as we move forward.  As we move [...]

Small Group Review

Yesterday we presented our small group designs to the Parks Conservancy, community members, and Charleston's Chief Building Official. An incredibly helpful discussion followed our presentations where we learned more and more about what the best direction might be. One of the highlights of yesterday's presentation was the models that each team created. When it comes [...]