Zoom University

Thanks to COVID-19 protocols at the Cigar Factory, the last few classes have been entirely online. This has actually led to some beneficial testing of the online software known as InVision. This website is what the class intends to use for the community conversation and in the past few days, we have all become more [...]

Vision ⇨ Reality (Horticulture Center)

  Hello everyone, and welcome back! With the recent news of returning to online class after Thanksgiving, Studio A+cB is still moving forward at providing its service to the community and the Conservancy. As some of you may already know, we are currently working hard at completing three major projects before the end of the [...]

Review & Revise

Good morning everyone! Yesterday we had our final design review for the three projects our studio has been working on- Farmfield, Forest Park, and the Magnolia Park Urban Center. We received some really excellent feedback from the people who attended our review. Community members and Charleston Parks Conservancy and City of Charleston staff were kind [...]

Make the most of your Charrettes.

Good morning everyone, it's Friday! That means final design charrette day with Studio V A+CB. Our design / build team is meeting up this afternoon to have a good ol' fashioned design charrette for our Forest Park Bridge repair project. We've gotten a lot of great feedback from the Parks Conservancy and many other of [...]

Trellis(h) in the moment.

On a crisp and cool Sunday morning you can't beat sipping a cappuccino while looking for inspiration at the Magnolia Community Garden. Today's featured image is a vegetable trellis structure for growing - I decided to snap a photo for future reference in studio. This past week my studio partner, Caleb, and I have explored [...]

All Aboard…

...this choo choo train because it's time to choo choo choose some materials so that we can lock down the connecting details of our designs this week! In short, this week will be a bit of a grind, both groups are progressing well towards an end goal, but we have much to do when it [...]

The Greatest Common Factor

Our final concept design presentation is in the books! After more than a week of concerted effort, shared agony, and general lack of sleep... I feel like what we were able to share with our audience was a successful start to a great project. As the nerves wore off from presenting our ideas to a [...]

W.A.G. and C.B.

The West Ashley Greenway Plan Today the Community Build (C.B.) gang went out the West Ashley Greenway (W.A.G.) to get first hand experience of riding on the bike path. Since we are working with the Charleston Parks Conservancy, we wanted to get out on the path and do some site assessment and find possible locations [...]