Details, Details, Details

After meeting briefly at the start of studio to discuss what feedback that we received on Monday at the review; the studio decided that more emphasis needed to be placed on the bridge’s sculptural impact on the site.  This decision was followed by an hour and a half design charrette where each of the students [...]

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 [...]

A(bridge)d Meeting Minutes

Yesterday our studio met with various staff members from the Charleston Parks Conservancy to discuss our 3 proposals for a bridge at Forest Park. After each group spent some time burning the midnight oil, we were more than ready to present our new ideas. Team alpha was first to go and yes, we decided that [...]

Let the Schemes Begin

Heading into the end of this week, we have both the project type and project site established. The studio is now tasked with individually brainstorming as many different iterations of bridge schemes for placement at Forrest Park, which will discuss in class later today. The process of designing this pedestrian bridge begins separately, but as [...]

Understanding Site

Happy Wednesday! On Monday we received news that our site may be changing, but our two groups are continuing to research each site. My group has been working on a possible program for part of the West Ashley Greenway behind the Charleston Tennis Center. After visiting the site, all six of us noticed different things [...]

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 [...]

Cultivation center of Charleston CCoC

Hello everyone! If you have already read our previous blog post you will know that we had our review on Friday with the Conservancy. Over the weekend the studio paired up and began site analysis and programming. As we look over the site, we're taking the feedback we received on Friday and starting to look [...]