Architecture

Monday, July 25, 2011 [gallery columns="2" orderby="title"] Corrugated metal is hard to cut. We also found out that we didn’t build in enough reveals. To take away the glare and age the metal, we painted the steel with Muriatic Acid, which ate right through the sponges. It...

Sunday, July 24, 2011 [gallery columns="2"] Only 2 full work days left! Today we know our challenges, and we set to work. I’m “traded” to the gathering space team once again. We all rotate teams twice. This allows the opportunity for people to share thoughts, designs, and...

Saturday, July 23, 2011 [gallery columns="2" orderby="ID"] Hot air balloons. A night at the Abode let me awake early (5.20am) to scramble to the top of the rocks to catch the first glimpse of the sun over the ponderosas. You know when you can see the outline...

Thursday, July 21, 2011 [caption id="attachment_1522" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="Tight fit. We designed it this way, of course. Andy has mad skills. "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1521" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="Rebar where an ancor bolt should be? Just tap it yourself! Too easy. "][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1520" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="The wall at the...

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 [gallery] Last night we had a crazy storm. The lightning was in the distance at bedtime; we thought it was heat lightning. Then, around 1am it became clear that the increasing frequency and velocity of the lightning and thunder that this storm was...