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The Final Countdown

With our final review only a week away, construction of the MoCoLab is in full swing! The interior wood paneling is being installed and the window sills are being constructed. Teams are working on fabricating the movable carts/tables and seating. … 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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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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Design Scheme

In the beginning of the design process, we analyzed the existing conditions of the Airstream. We agreed that we wanted a timeless design that would still respect the integrity of the Airstream, but be enhanced with modern features. After several … Continue reading

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C S Humphrey Visit

The studio visited C S Humphrey, an architectural millwork, woodwork, and cabinetry¬†company based¬†in Kansas City. We learned about the efficiency and skill involved in crafting woodwork on a much larger scale. Their warehouse had high technology, regulated machines that made … Continue reading

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Design Proposals

We’ve begun initial design proposals for the MoCoLab. Some of the discussions that have been brought up are the needs for flexibility, convertibility, mobility, privacy, seating, lighting and sound. As we found similarities in many of our proposals, we paired … Continue reading

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Wood Joinery

The studio practiced our skills in wood craftsmanship by creating a series of wood joints. We learned about the risks involved of using power tools to create detailed cuts. After three iterations, there was much improvement and more knowledge about … Continue reading

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