Monthly Archives: April 2014

How To: Make a Panel

One task that we have really been focusing on lately is the making of the wall panels. Our process is pretty interesting, so I thought I would share how we created and bent over 100 panels (so far). Step One … Continue reading

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Weekend Developments

We’ve been working hard this weekend to make some progress on the MoCoLab. The wall panels are almost all vacuum pressed and will soon be ready to be installed. The windows are looking nice and shiny and new weather stripping … Continue reading

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Progress 4.23

Things are starting to come together for the MoCoLab! Ribs have been installed, wall panels are in the production process, and the exterior is being polished! In addition to these big steps, many of us have been working on tasks … Continue reading

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CCAD Students Design a Live-Work Airstream

A team of about 170 students at the Columbus College of Art and Design have begun a semester long project to create a mobile Airstream office/living space. The group is re-imagining the iconic Airstream that could be used by a … Continue reading

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Bookmobiles

In our initial planning, we considered libraries as one of the potential users of the MoCoLab. With this thought in mind, these precedents offer insight as to how the Airstream can be used in this way. First is Il Bibliomotocarro. … Continue reading

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City Hall To Go

We all know how unpleasant it can be to spend the day at the DMV, and other government centers. With this in mind, a community outreach program in Boston has created a ‘City Hall To Go.’ On this truck, residents … Continue reading

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Hank Bought a Bus

As an architecture student that was tired of projects that would never be created, Hank Butitta decided to take his thesis in a different direction. Always dreaming of having a cabin in the woods, but unable to materialize it, Butitta … Continue reading

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