Prototype Assembly Completed! Thank you all!
We are so excited to have met (and exceeded) our funding goal, at exactly the same time that we completed the 50% prototype project. Thank you, thank you, to all... Read more
Getting very close to completing the rib structure
Live from the project site! We are assembling the ribs and have most of them together, just 10 more to go until we close the circle. More soon.
CNC Milling Video
In case you haven't been upclose to the CNC milling process before, we are uploading this video so you can see exactly how it works. This video was taken last... Read more
First Assembly of Ribs into Shell Structure
After cutting a lot of pieces over the weekend, the team started assembling the smaller components of the ribs together, using the interlocking puzzle-type connection that joins the parts end-to-end,... Read more
CAD/CAM Cutting Sessions at Tech Shop of Large Scale Parts
Teams of students have been scheduling cutting sessions at San Francisco's Tech Shop to cut the full size pieces that will be used in the current prototype. In last night's... Read more
Digital Models Updated with Design Revisions
A lot has been going on this past week in making some adjustments to the exact shape and configuration of the ribs for the main building structure. This is a... Read more