Category Archives: progress

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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Interior Demolition

One of the first steps to fitting out the new interior is to strip it down to its skin and see what we have to work with. Over the week of 2.17 through 2.21 we systematically removed the contents and … Continue reading

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Demo: Day 1

The first day of demolition went a lot faster than expected. The studio cleared out all of the major furniture, cabinetry and appliances and then did a deep cleaning of the airstream. After the cleaning, rough measurements of the interior … Continue reading

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Setting Up Shop

To begin the semester, studio 409 got to work setting up shop and getting familiar with the tools. Demonstrations for the power tools were done by Nils, and then work began. The class built several work benches, saw tables, pin-up … Continue reading

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Ideas from Global Entrepreneurship Week at KU School of Business

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As mentioned before on the blog, KU School of Business’s Global Entrepreneurship Week asked student teams to propose ideas for the MoCoLab. At the Lied Center Event, 4 teams presented ideas. As reported by the Lawrence Journal World: “Four groups … Continue reading

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MoCoLab Fall Cleaning

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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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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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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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