Monthly Archives: February 2015

Triangles, Trusses, and Teamwork Oh My!

Dear WordPress Readers, Building is no easy task, but with a hint of effort, a pinch of guidance,and a dash of collaboration it becomes very enjoyable, and at the end, we have this awesome structure that we can say we MADE!!! We have been working on our prototype of the greenhouse we will be building […]

The Mad Miter Saw and Bizzare Brackets

Hello Project VENTURA readers and enthusiasts, it is Shilah again, updating you on the news happening with our Project VENTURA greenhouse!  Last you heard, we were still finishing up our frame of the greenhouse model and are beginning the financial part.  Just this week we learned how to use the miter saw to cut angles […]

Let’s Talk Dinero!

Hello fellow readers! Guess who’s back? Yup, your girl Briana! Well anyways, today we completely new things, that are not that fun but are really essential and important to our project. Like my great friend Lucia mentioned on the last post, we have started to map the place where we have decided to put our […]

Mapping Our Models

Hello Project VENTURA readers and enthusiasts, it is I, Lucia, back again to bring you up to date on the newest happenings with our Project VENTURA greenhouse.  Last you heard, we were still finishing up our greenhouse model and just beginning to measure out the area in which we will be building the greenhouse.  We […]

It’s our Pleasure to Measure

Those of you that have read some of our earlier blog posts probably realize that our Engineering class wasn’t always going to build a greenhouse. First, it was going to be a Japanese teahouse, then a Tiny Home, then a rock climbing wall, and finally, our greenhouse. Learning about and trying out all those new […]

Your Chihuahua Will Love It! I Promise!

Hola everybody! This is Mikayla Neumeyer, coming at you live from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders! If you haven’t been keeping up with the latest news on Project Ventura, *NEWS ALERT*, we are not timber-framing, not building a rock wall, not a house but something bigger and better!….. A Greenhouse! Turn your […]

Caution: Construction Zone

Hello! My name is Asha Mani, and I am a sophomore in Principles of Engineering at the Ann Richards School. If you’ve been reading for a while, you already know all about our new cornerstone project—we’re building a greenhouse! If you haven’t, go check out Briana’s post explaining some of the ideas and plans that […]