Category construction

The Final Countdown- Maddy S.

  Hello, fellow bloggers it’s Maddy again. It has been a while since I wrote last and between then and now, a lot has happened! We are in the final days of construction and I feel so proud. It has been a wonderful journey to see some of my peers transition from being afraid of […]

Research & Brainstorming – Dana N.

As you’ve probably read in Claire and Annika’s latest blog posts, we’re past Milestone 1 in our design process! Claire and I’s design (sadly) did not make it to the top four, but those that did I believe were some of the best presented to us this last Wednesday. The next part of our design process […]

Matrix, Matrix On My Paper, Which Design is Worthy of Creation? -Maddy S.

Hello, fellow bloggers, it’s Maddy again. Since I wrote to you all last, some crucial planning decisions have been made. As Carmen mentioned, each set of pairs in our class has completed their inspiration boards, which I previously called a “living Pinterest board.” This allowed us to lay out how we envision the space to […]

Ready to Get Our Hands Dirty!

Hey everyone! It’s ya girl Briana reporting for duty! Many things have been going on after spring break even though only three days have past. The progress of this project is really good. We have learned many skills from building the dog house and now we are taking those skills and are using it to […]

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 […]

Setting Standards High

Hello Dear WordPress Readers, Now that we have our new cornerstone project, it is critical that we know how to build a structure that will support our endeavors and withstand the crazy Austin weather. So how are we learning how to do this? The answer is Free Body Diagrams and Calculating Force Vectors! Free Body […]