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

First Client Review

We had our first of three client design reviews today, and it looks like a great start to furthering our designs. Enough Pie and Kevan Hoertdoerfer joined us to provide excellent feedback on how to improve our designs for the next step in the design process. We began by pinning up our boards, and all seven of us told … Continue reading

MEETING THE CLIENTS

Yesterday afternoon our studio had the chance to meet with a handful of talented, local indigo artists who taught us about the indigo dyeing process, some ancient techniques that were used, and how they typically use indigo in their everyday work. We also had a couple directors from the non-profit organization, Enough Pie, sit in … Continue reading

All Things Indigo

I’m here to introduce to you the…Indigo Vat Shack! Inspired by South Carolina’s historic production of indigo, which was once upon a time one of our great state’s biggest exports, artists in Charleston have taken to creating art with this lovely bluish-purple plant. Here at the CAC.C, Studio V had a busy start this semester … Continue reading