Monthly Archives: March 2014

Progress is Being Made… Abby Dougherty MAAT Design Firm

Hello yet again Project Ventura-ers! It’s me Abby Dougherty from MAAT Design Firm here to talk to you about the progress we have made on our projects. Since I last wrote, we have made design boards, and begun the actual construction of the inside of the Airstream! Every Saturday we have sessions of people who […]

So Fab(ric)–Miranda Toy, Bel Floratine

Hello! Project VENTURA is coming along nicely. We’re finally doing the interior design theme for the commons area and after that we just have to build it. Well not “just have to build it”, that makes it sound really easy. Today Mariah and Matt visited us and are going to be here all week to […]

Long Island Here We Come- Maya Nunez Vedastien Project Design Company

Welcome Project Ventura Viewers! Maya here and it has been awhile. Hopefully everyone had a great spring break. If you were in the Austin area during the spring break than hopefully you got to enjoy South by Southwest and if you were here in Austin then you could have come see the Project Ventura presentation […]

Morockin’ The Design World! Gus Dexheimer, Fo’sheimer and Filles Fabs

Hello AdVenturers! I’m back and a lot has happened in these past two weeks! First, in most exciting news, we visited Pam Powell at her place of work, the ACC woodworking lab and amazing place for geniuses and learners. How grand! We learned a lot about important power tools, we built beautiful tool boxes, and […]

Somewhere Over the Rainbow… is the Airstream – Julie Tapia, Dream Designers

Hello everyone! Julie here with the latest news on Project VENTURA. We have finally arrived at the the last Milestone and us engineering students are excited about working on the aesthetics. We are currently making theme boards that will inspire the Airstream’s look. My group, Dream Designers, has come up with the theme “Sweet Escape”. […]

Unique Little Boxes Not Made of Ticky-Tack – Maya Messinger, MAAT Design Firm

Hello again, faithful readers! Actually, I have no idea of my posts’ view counts. But there are only so many upbeat phrases you can intro with. Last time I posted was over a month ago, and we’d just learned about pocket and pilot holes. Well, since then, we’ve turned in our Milestone 2 and gotten […]

Put Your Safety Goggles On Before You Start Building Dreams – Emma Foster, Fo’sheimer and Filles Fabrications

Project-based learning has never been more hands-on! With Milestone #2 of construction plans behind us, Project Ventura is about to start construction of our airstream teachers lounge, but first we have to learn how to be safe using all these dangerous tools with sharp blades that rotate rapidly and make a lot of noise. To […]