Reinventing the wheel

Normally “reinventing the wheel” has a negative connotation with it, but we have been designing a better use of a caster wheel on a desk. Normally a caster wheel tends to have a swivel effect when locked on a desk. We didn’t want who ever is using the desk that we have been designing to … Continue reading

REnew… REfresh…

“REnew… REfresh…” these are the words on the current reception desk inside of REDUX, this idea is taking shape into the new design into the revised design, we are implementing after our review that took place Wednesday March 1st. Now we have three different movable wall that all do the same thing, but in much … Continue reading

Just a Studio Full of Models

On Wednesday, March 1st, we have one of the most important meetings with REDUX to date.  We have now begun to finalize our designs to a point that we might actually get to start on the construction documents and obtaining the materials needed for the build.  The reason why this meeting is so important is that we need … Continue reading

We Judge Books By Their Covers

Almost every post I have done so far has been about Redux‘s image and perception by the public. The new building will be one the most popular street in Charleston, but in an area where they could be one of the most viewed building in its area. The building has been in place for over 70 … Continue reading

Narrowing The Design

After our meeting with Redux this past Friday we were able to use their feedback to guide our design processes over the weekend. This enabled us to come to studio today prepared and ready to move forward in our designs. We used today mainly as a workday for everyone to dive deeper into their designs … Continue reading

Braking Down the Design

This week at the CAC.C studio V has been designing and preparing for a review we are going to have with Redux (our client), the intended purpose of this review is to show them the basic idea of the design we are going trying pursue. So we have partitioned the work load and  every student … Continue reading

Introducing Opportunities

The focus of the meeting borders on how one perceives the new site for Redux. What is the space as it pertains to the Studio and Visiting artists, as well as patrons who come to the gallery and events? It becomes a task of modernizing Redux, even though its current space is of modern thought … Continue reading

Working With Gus

Redux is embarking on a move that is going to change Charleston. They are creating an atmosphere for artistic ideas flow and a place for the greater artistic community of Charleston can have communal space. This community is progressive and will effect the surrounding neighborhood in a positive way. Redux is in a city that … Continue reading

After The Meeting

Last Friday, January 13, our studio group met with Stacy Huggins and Greg Colleton the Executive Director and Operations Manager of Redux. This meeting was to get a feel for the existing space of Redux and also to find out what they both have envisioned for the new location. After we departed, we were all … Continue reading

Introduction to Redux

The first day of studio after all of the orientation, our group of three Landscape Architect students and five Architect students set off to the current location of Redux, an art center based in the heart of Charleston.  “Redux Contemporary Art Center is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary … Continue reading