Mission Completed

This week the students are wrapping up the Spring 2018 semester with final presentations and documentation of all work. Although it was a little bit late of our schedule, we finished up the Butterfly Book Nook with flying colors. We are all so pleased with the final results and so is the community! In addition … Continue reading

Setting the foundation-Proceed at your own risk!

This weekend my studio v friends along with our professor tore down the old reading structure that once stood in the same relative location as our new structure sits. Today we started setting the post in the ground and making sure everything will line up exactly like we need in order to get our beams … Continue reading

It’s Really Happening!

For the past few weeks, Studio V, has bee hard at work refining and solidifying our overall concept for the Butterfly Book Nook. From out last meeting with Enough Pie and members from the Dart Library, we were able to see what ideas were working and those that were not. From there we waddled over … Continue reading

Materials and Final Details

After meeting with Enough Pie and the First African Evangelical Church on Tuesday we gained some new perspectives and ideas on our shade pavilion design. We have decided that we are going to use an aluminum composite material (ACM) for the roofing of the structure. There were a few concerns from our clients on this … Continue reading

Meetings, Ideas and Pushing Forward

Yesterday Enough Pie held a potluck at First African Evangelical Church to discuss how we were moving forward with the project, as well as open up for questions and new ideas. From our review on Monday, we were tasked with improving our design, we were faced with improving the pitch of the roof and implementing … Continue reading

Time to hit the nail on the head

Good morning everyone as Frenchie mentioned Clemson basketball did move up in the poll to 11th in the AP poll! But not to much on that subject. We did have our final initial design review with our client Enough Pie yesterday. We had a larger crowd come out to help us narrow these ideas down … Continue reading

The helping hand

Today or rather this afternoon we start off our day by helping Enough Pie with assistance by a artist from redux at the site to paint the mural. As my good friend Kevin mentioned in his post this is a great opportunity for us as a studio not just to help our client but to … Continue reading

STUDIO V – Spring 2018

Small buildings have always had a particular appeal. Micro works of architecture inspire an enduring charm that exceeds their function, even if that function is to be a pleasing decoration in the landscape. There are a variety of reasons for our infatuation with little forms. The miniaturization of architecture reduces it to a human scale … Continue reading

First African Evangelical Christian Church Visit.

This past Friday, January 12th, our studio met with members, Cathryn Zommer and Bennett Jones from Enough Pie to get an overall idea of what was expected from the First African Evangelical Church project. At the meeting plenty of ideas and thoughts were added into the mixing pot and got the thinking gears rolling. After … Continue reading

THE ROAD TO CONSTRUCTION

Today we will meet with Enough Pie and Architect Kevan Hoertdoerfer to show them the mock ups and construction documents we’ve been working hard on for the past week. We’ll be able to show them at a smaller scale how things connect and how they will open & close. This is a great opportunity for … Continue reading