Exploris Design-Build “Exploration” #2

Students putting the steel frame together

Students tying the metal frame together

Here we are a year later teaching another school “exploration” at Exploris Elementary School. After building models and working with plaster for a few weeks we took our class outside and built a sculpture in the school yard. We assembled a frame that was then coated with concrete. Thanks to the students for all the hard work, Ann Whitehurst and all the other volunteers for helping, and to the Exploris School for letting the students get dirty doing this hands-on exercise.

Troweling on colored concrete over the metal frame.

Troweling the colored concrete over the metal frame.

Concrete starting to cure.

The concrete sculpture starting to cure.

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