1 project, 2 project, 3 project, 4…

What to say about a well-rounded group of designs presented this past Friday. The goal of the progress review was to provide the Charleston Parks Conservancy with four interesting proposals where each targeted a different but equally important issue or opportunity. Our first group which was comprised of Katie, Tyler, and Lynn were tasked with … 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

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

Review Time!

This past Monday was our first major review in studio V. I think it went very well, we had great feedback on pretty much all of the components in the review of Cropstop 2.0. My specific part was the initial electrical and plumbing layouts. The reason I chose these areas is because I have a … Continue reading

What is Today?

Today is progress. One of the most refreshing parts of design reviews, is having fresh perspective from people who have never seen your ideas before.  It’s can be easy to become attached to something that enraptures your soul, and drags you like a siren through the long hours of the night previous to a critique. … Continue reading

Looking Back to Move Forward

As designers, usually starting a project means looking at some precedents.  That is, researching how the problem you have been  presented with has been solved in the past, and critically evaluating the various solutions.  This healthy exercise can give you perspective, knowledge, and even inspiration on how to discover the project’s identity.  This semesters’ project however … Continue reading