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Divine Designs – Annika L.

Hello all!  Annika again. This week in The Principles of Engineering class has been very eventful.  As Maddy S. mentioned, each pair of partners completed their ‘living Pinterest boards’ and Sketch Up designs of what they would like the courtyard to look like.  You can read Maddy’s blog post here.  My partner Julie and I […]

Whale We Ever Finish?- Maya Nunez, Vedastein Custom Design Company

Hello for the final time Project Ventura followers! Yep, you heard (or read) me correctly that this is the final and last blog entry that I will be posting for the year. Don’t worry its not because zombies came down and eat our entire class making it to where we can’t finish the amazing airstream. […]

Onto a new Milestone… Abby Dougherty MAAT Design Firm

Hello yet again fellow Ventura-ers! This here is Abby Dougherty from MAAT Design Firm yet again with some exciting news about the recent progress in Ventura land. Since I last wrote, the final design has been chosen by the teachers, and the winners are the Dream Designers! Gaby, Faith, and Julie had the best design! […]

Well, I Lied… *awkward laugh* – Maya Messinger, M.A.A.T. Design Firm

So remember all the way back to last year, when I kind of made a big deal about December’s post being my last? Yeah, so that wasn’t true. In my defense, I didn’t know that. But those CB slang terms are pretty cool… So, what’s up, Doc? Here at M.A.A.T. Design, we had a hectic […]

The Next Chapter- Ally Reznicek with Bel Floratine Custom Designs

Hello, my fellow Streamers!  We are back with Bel Floratine Custom Designs, with a lot of news summing up 2013 and the beginning of 2014. First of all, we have been busy!  All of the design teams have recently completed building an authentic, to-scale model of what they imagine the Whale should be like.  Every […]

Evaluation Station (Featuring Elimination) – Emma Foster, Fo’sheimer and Filles Fabrications

It’s been a while hasn’t it? It seems like only yesterday Gus and I (of the Fo’sheimer and Filles Fabrications) finished our model, feeling triumphant and a bit crazed from sleep deprivation. Here are some pictures of our amazing creation: Now that it’s been a couple weeks and we’ve gotten a chance to breathe, it’s […]


Happy (belated) New Year! After having a small break the class is up and ready to continue with Project Ventura. The first week we returned we were split into three groups which evaluated the different floor plans through an elaborate process. As individuals, we would start off by writing down one aspect that we found […]