RAWDakota Tag

26 Jul In the trenches

Sunday, July 17, 2011 [gallery columns="2"] Today, dirt has a new meaning. So does formwork, and accounting for material thickness. It's nice to become more and more versatile and comfortable with power tools, work-arounds, and jumping around lines that are marking the buildings. Tomorrow the concrete guys come....

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26 Jul To explain…

Monday, July 25, 2011 [caption id="attachment_1552" align="alignnone" width="480" caption="concrete as wood"][/caption] I love the plasticity of concrete and it's ability to change its characteristics...

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17 Jul Design!

[gallery] Thursday, July 14 Today we are faced with detailing the vision. We have the basic scheme, but there are oh-so-many unknowns. Retaining wall as separator or extension into the landscape? What does leveling the ground mean for a comfortable space? Wall conditions that echo the forest…where...

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17 Jul Intro in the Abode

[gallery] Wednesday, July 13 Our first night we gathered in the Abode (last year's RAW project) and overviewed the coming weeks while soaking in the sunset as we sat perched high on the rocks. We could see our new project site from here in a nifty clearing...

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15 Jul The start.

Day 1. For the next 2+ weeks I'll be chronicling my adventures and experiences with the RAW gang! 11.30A Tuesday, July 12. RTD Bus route AB from Denver to Boulder thoughts. As I embark on my 5 week adventure and think about where I've come, I've been...

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