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Culture of Making - Plan A

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2 May 2013
Submited by Chris Taylor

PLAN A - Expansion into North Courtyard

Plan A Overview Plan A Overview- PDF

Detail Plan A North Detail Plan A North- PDF

Detail Plan A South Detail Plan A South - PDF

  • Expand architecture building into north courtyard to capture largest roof area possible and create high bay work area.
  • Construct trolley crane from new Flint Ave truck loading zone through courtyard work areas to enable large scale work.
  • Reconfigure retaining wall at north courtyard to maximize usable work areas in north courtyard.
  • Move Wood and Metal shops to north end of building creating more productive and safer machinery arrangement and use.
  • Move Model shop to south end of building.
  • Occupy room 7 for CNC/Robot shop.
  • Use small gallery for 3D Print shop.
  • Expand storage.
  • Construct exterior clean finish room south of building.

PLAN A - Area Summary

Space Area (sq. ft) note
Existing Wood Shop1,658
Existing Metal Shop800
Existing Model Shop2,742
Existing Storage221
Total Exist. conditioned area5,200
Total Exist. Storage221
Total Exist. Shop area5,421
New Wood Shop1,658
New Metal Shop1,600
New Common Area1,072
New Model Shop1,658
New CNC / Robot Shop1,000
New 3D Print Shop325
New Storage1,021
New Covered Exterior Fabrication area1,180
New Finishing Room320
New Exterior Fabrication area 12,653
New Exterior Fabrication area 22,600
Total New conditioned area7,31341%gain
Total New Storage area1,021
Total New Unconditioned area1,500
Total New Exterior Fab. area5,253
Total New Shop area15,087178%gain

Culture of Making Committee