Monthly Archives: October 2013

UVA Learning Barge

The Learning Barge is a project of Professor Phoebe Crisman and the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Architecture. It was built with a similar process as the MoCoLab, utilizing architecture students to design and construct the barge for community/university … Continue reading

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MoCoLab Fall Cleaning

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Bookmobiles of Yore

From the Smithsonian blog: “This is a bookmobile—a library on wheels. These mobile libraries used to travel around bringing books to the people. The blog Messy Nessy Chic has a great roundup of images of these vehicles of bibliographic wonder. … Continue reading

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1972 31′ Sovereign Twin Land Yacht

Our Airstream is a 1972 31′ Sovereign Twin Land Yacht. Airstream has some historical material on their website. This image shows how ours was originally marketed. Click here to see the whole line-up for 1972.

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At the Imagining America conference last weekend we had an opportunity to see the Mobile Literacy Arts Bus (MLAB), in Syracuse, NY. On their website, they describe it as “an artist-run, renovated recreational vehicle that exists as a flexible space … Continue reading

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Global Entrepreneurship week in the KU School of Business will support the development of MoCoLab

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) takes place one week each November to celebrate, encourage and inspire entrepreneurship around the globe.  GEW was launched in 2008, and today consists of tens of thousands of events and activities in over 130 countries. For … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project

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In Kansas City, in August, we were able to catch a visit of the roving  Sketchbook Project Mobile Library at the Nelson Atkins Museum. On their website, they describe the Sketchbook Project as “an evolving library that features more than … Continue reading

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We have an Airstream!

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We found a 1972, 31′ Land Yacht on Craigslist. It’s in pretty good shape, and is a good candidate for renovation as the Mobile Collaboratory. Last week we went and picked it up in Kansas City, Kansas. It’s now at … Continue reading

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