Category Archives: progress

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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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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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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