As small group design continues, my group assessed what each of our designs had in common and decided to have another round of individual design this week to incorporate the features from each of our projects that we want to move forward with. Today we came together and worked to create a final scheme that [...]
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UP WE GO!
To recap, last Friday we held our first design review with some of the stakeholders for the Singleton Park Project where each student presented their individual designs for the park. It was fun seeing everyone's work and it was very informative to hear feedback from the stakeholders on what worked and what did not. After [...]
A day of Achieving milestones!
Yes! Our Frierson site is almost ready to cut ribbons and to be opened for the school students. We crossed another milestone with site inspection and all went well. The site was inspected by Mr. Michael Barry who is an inspector and engineer from the Office of School Family. (OSF). Another milestone was, we presented our [...]
The Great Meet!
It is so exciting when you get to meet with people who have actually made the project possible, isn't it? The discussion started with the introduction of the visitors. Jesse Blom, the Executive Director at The Green Heart Project; Interim Executive Director, Leslie Wade from Charleston Parks Conservancy; Courtney Olson, Urban Agriculture Manager; Jason Kronsberg director [...]
The team at Frierson Elementary School on John's Island completed a great task: gluing PVC pipes and filling the trenches that they were in with dirt! Consisting of Olivia Wideman, Jon Morris and Andre Daniels, this trio within the Frierson Team took on the task of installing the PVC pipes which ran from the gutters [...]
Making a Game Plan
While taking a tour all over Charleston to visit past projects, we were able to experience each project within their distinct context. It was very inspiring to see how each build settles into the space and it was difficult to imagine the space without the build. Each project existed as if it was meant to [...]
Perusing the Portfolio
On Friday, we spent the day visiting the various sites of some of the past and on-going A+CB projects. This was a great opportunity for us to reflect on the history of the program, to appreciate the hard work of many of the previous A+CB students, and to recognize the level of quality in the [...]
This week is a big week for our crew as we've been split in two since this past weekend. One crew has been on site assembling the diagonal steel membranes on the trellis and beginning to raise the gable pieces of the large slab structure, while another crew has been in the shop meticulously assembling [...]
Meet The Team
While part of the group is out on site today completing our final concrete pour, I'd like to take the time to introduce our team! There are some old faces that you've seen in last semester's blog posts, and some new faces that have joined us for this semester. Although it's been a little rough [...]
Up and Coming
This Past Friday we completed our first of the two concrete pours. The small slab and the first pour of our trellis was completed. On Saturday we went back and removed the formwork from the small slab and cleaned it for it to be reused for the larger slab. We then started working on the [...]