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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Our Fearless Leader

For every great force, such as the ancient Spartans, there exists a genius and motivator such as King Leonidas. For every great nation such as the United States, there exists a leader and general such as George Washington. For every sports dynasty such as the New England Patriots there exists an unflappable coach like Bill [...]

Our weekend at Clemson

After a six hour ride we finally made it to Clemson! Friday morning we woke got started early and finished the day strong. We managed to unload the kitchen in Greenville at Mill Village Farms, make it back to Clemson to deconstruct the utility shed, and even deliver the majority of pieces of the utility [...]

Setting Records

Studio V had a very successful weekend in Greenville and Clemson, and got a lot of work accomplished. Friday morning we unloaded the half of the crop stop that we have had in Charleston in Greenville in a total of 45 minutes! With that record timing we took off for Clemson to deconstruct the other [...]

A different look at the sim[ply] method

The deconstruction of Cropstop 2 gives a different look at how the sim[ply] method works. When assembling it all we were worried about is trying to get it to fit, but now as we take it apart three months later we are analyzing pieces so that corrections can be made, while understanding why pieces are [...]

Fine and Small Homes

After finding out that there is a company that specializes in CNC cut houses in our backyard, Professor Pastre has set up a tour of the facilities along with an option to get some last minute pieces cut for our mock-up review on Monday.  From the beginning the students and professors have been working to [...]

The End is Near

This coming month is the last month of school, which means the last month of studio. So today during class we made a calendar of what all we have left to do for Studio V. We included the final dates for our classes and when our mock up review will be. After we made our [...]