We have been working hard these days to try to get all the things done before the final due day. I'm glad with the work in workshop. it is way much more better than sitting infront of the computer. Only one thing that, everyday When I come back home after building SHED In work shop, my [...]

We Are Moving On!

As what the case used to be , I continued to be in charge of the Cooler. I have been trying to figure out how to build in a reasonable way based on detail research. FRP-We use wood frame + FRP sandwich wall system, window frame and owner-built insulated door. Based on the basic diagram [...]

Still Detail

Today we are working on our details. I've never imagined that there're so many work to do after design. A lot of stuffs that I thought I knew from beginning turns out that I didn't really know. For example, the sinks. I thought we can just purchase some sinks from Lowe's, and every thing will [...]

Going to Meet the Man

Monday: @2pm...Studio V met with Mr. John Moore, a well respected engineer, to receive feedback about the structural details of our project. Mr. Moore suggested that we construct most of it out of structural steel tubes to resist deflection and bending. Furthermore, he suggested ways to connect the guardrails and handrails to the structure. The [...]

Process is not Magic

...Process is truly not magic, but the magic resides in the quality of doing. For the past few class sessions we have been working together, in groups, to filter, rearrange, and add improvements to the three schematic designs. Repetition and refinement as any good designer would say. We have also been working hard to complete [...]