Concrete Pour

"CONCRETE'S HERE!" - Dave Pastre After a long weekend of adjusting the formwork and pumping water again, and again, and maybe again from the rain the site was officially prepped. While all that was going on groups were in the shop working hard to put together the formwork for the "clutter in the gutter" (storage, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

Individual Design Presentations

It is finally Friday y’all and officially the first day of February (where did the last month go by!?). As a culmination of the last two weeks’ worth of work, today we will be presenting our individual design concepts and ideas to the Charleston Park Conservancy and a few members of the local community that [...]

The Team

We are all diligently working on our individual design options for this Friday's presentation. But let me ask you, are you tired of seeing images of trace paper with staged pens/pencils? Us too. So I want to take the opportunity this week to tell you a little bit more about us. In the haste of [...]

It is time for a charrette

Studio Day 4 is about to commence. Everyone has dived heavily into research on the history of the Wagner Terrace Community, site analysis, working gardens, and precedent studies. The exciting part about the next couple of days is that we all get to come together and present all of our findings to the group. It [...]

AND WE’RE OFF…

Studio is now in full swing. We are a group of 12 students - bright eyed and bushy tailed. We met with the client on Wednesday and toured a few previous sites to get a feel for other community gardens that have been completed by Clemson Community Build students. This semester, we are joining with [...]

A lot to do and a lot is done

Wednesday the 1st of November was a hectic day at school. We started off by discussing the Construction Documents which are a lot more comprehensive than last week. The redlines done within studio were completed and the set is now sent to John Moore, our structural engineer. He has been an amazing support for this project. [...]