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 [...]
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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 [...]
Packed and Ready to go!
After the past few months of working on Crop Stop 2, mocking up, drawing construction documents, and designing the exterior, we are finally ready to pack up and move up to Greenville for the actual build. This is a big step for the studio; because we wont be able to get to the actual build [...]
Can It All Fit?
With our Mock Up Review under our belt, we had to start thinking about our up coming trip to Clemson. On the 24th of this month we are heading to Clemson for the Solar D Gala. The reason our upcoming trip is a real concern of ours is because we are having to move the [...]
During the design process our main goal with this mock-up was to acquire feedback from the experts about our design. Earlier in the semester, as a team, we came up with design ideas that were innovative and cost-effective for our farm kitchen. We worked hard this weekend to put all these ideas together and built [...]
CropStop was designed to empower a small community farms to bring more local foods into our neighborhoods and schools! This exciting project of course needed a logo, something that tells a story about the product. Therefore, Nicole, John and I went to Johns Island to paint the logo on CropStop 1. We used the projector [...]
Preparations, Finishing Touches and Meeting with the Farmers
This week we were preparing to meet the future user of the constructed Crop Stop 1 project. The week of preparations, we were adding finishing touches to the interior of the Crop Stop Kitchen, including completing the base board, and positioning the appliances. As handout for the people, we assembled booklets explaining the farm-to-kitchen initiative, [...]
The Grand Reveal
On Friday we finally got to reveal our completed Crop Stop 1 to the local farmers. Early on Friday morning we made the finishing touches on Crop Stop 1 in preparation of the farmers arrival. We cleaned the work area up- we picked our tools up, cleaned the inside of the Crop Stop 1, overall we [...]
SketchUp: Its Like a Puzzel
As the deadline for our construction documents quickly approaches for today we had to quickly make another 3D SketchUp model for the CropStop. But first let me say this- SketchUp works like a 3D puzzle. Sounds simple. Well it's not. Our most recent experience with SketchUp was kind of like when you're almost done with a [...]
Crop Stop 1 vs. Crop Stop 2 vs. Crop Stop 3,4,5…
As you've been able read about the progress we have made in furthering the design of Crop Stop 2 and the choices we are making for materials, we are having to do a little bit of a juggling act. Our studio has some great ideas for exterior cladding, the roofing system, and other elements of the [...]