End of the Semester

We have now officially completed our semester here in Charleston.  The design build had moments of difficulty, yet was full of reward.  We had some difficulties with the movable walls and the caster system that goes under the desk and bar.  The caster system was fixed and the casters are to be replaced and the … Continue reading

Progress

Today was a fun day for me because I got to finally get away from a computer and go out and put my hands on some tools.  We were able to finally get out to Redux and cut the scores in the concrete for the track systems to sit in.  We managed to get all … Continue reading

Preparing for Review

Today we are working on having prices, materials, and construction details ready for review with Redux and the contractors that are currently working in the space. This past week has been used to figure out the construction details and exactly how the pieces will fit together. Some of the problems we worked out were a track … 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

Summer job!

As the semester is coming to an end and we all head back home for the summer, a few of us got some great news. We have the opportunity to continue working on Crop Stop 2 in Greenville! So we’re taking a week or two off as a break and its back to work. The … Continue reading

“It’s not good-bye, it’s see you soon”

Our last day at the shop consisted of cleaning up the shop inside and out.  There has been plenty a day when we had decided not to clean up the shop, especially in the late nights that we accumulated in the last couple of weeks.  I have had a wonderful semester with the team down … Continue reading

Awesome!

I just said awesome!         Upon completing final Documentation tomorrow Studio V and our time at the CAC.C will be complete! It has been a long ride but an unforgettable experience. Not only have I learned about practicing architecture, a new construction method that I never thought possible [Sim]ply, or the process … Continue reading

Crop Stop in the News!

There couldn’t have been better timing. Right as the semester is winding down and finals are taking place, we are reminded of all of our hard work over this semester, and it couldn’t have happened on a more perfect day. Yesterday was Studio V’s final presentation of the work that we have done throughout the … Continue reading

The Final Documentation

As the final week starts to wind down, we are wrapping up our final documentation for Studio V. For our final documentation we composed all of our work into a booklet that is made up of 130 pages. Basically, the booklet is a entire summary of what all we did this entire semester. So, in … Continue reading

Time to say goodbye!

Our semester has come to an end! We are now in Clemson and ready to work for the weekend! We have finished packing all the pieces and transported them to Clemson and Greenville. We are looking forward to working all the weekend in order to have foundation laid out.  We are divided in two groups … Continue reading