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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 […]

Time to Venture off from Project VENTURA- Gaby Ponce, Dream Designers

Hey everyone, welcome back to another blog about Project VENTURA! So things are pretty much  winding down around here with only 3 weeks until the end of this Principles of Engineering class. We’ve all basically just been working on our e-book chapters and our reflections over Project VENTURA. We will have one final Saturday workday […]

So You Want to Be an Engineer? –Miranda Toy, Bel Floratine

Hi everyone! Hope all is well, things are starting to heat up here in Texas. I’m sad to announce that this will be my last blog post for Project VENTURA. This project and all of the girls have come such a long way, it’ll definitely be hard to part. Last week the carpet was placed […]

Finished Milestone One!! But Wait….. Plot twist….We aren’t even close to done! -Maya Nunez Vedastein Custom Design Company

Hello and Welcome back fellow Ventura followers! I hope everyone is enjoying the New Year. Guess What!! New Year means new milestone. Yep, that’s right we are officially done with milestone 1. So, its been a while so let me refresh your memory. Last semester we started out with a bang not only being introduce […]

Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner- Meredith Oldham, Bel Floratine Custom Designs

Hello everyone and happy 2014! A lot has happened since we last spoke (besides Christmas and New Years)- we finished Milestone #1 (big yippee on that), we narrowed the designs down to the top five designs, and we voted on a winning design! We’ve also been hard at work learning about technical skills and materials […]

Finished with chapter one and on to chapter two!-Jessica Swofford- Jedi Design Team

Hello everyone! I know it has been a while since anyone has updated, but we were working very hard on finishing milestone one. It was very difficult, but we finally finished! We finished our to-scale models and they all look wonderful. This past week we had all of the teachers at Ann Richards vote on […]

Milestone #1 Here I Come- Gaby Ponce, Dream Designers

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another blog about Project Ventura. This week has been very exciting as we have started working on milestone #1 (a scaled model of the Airstream)! My team, Dream Designers, and I have spit up the work into two. Julie is working on the electrical parts, such as energy requirements of […]