Signed, sealed and delivered! The DBA crew installed a collection of custom furnishings for the new Austin Visitors Center. Thanks to Runa Workshop, the architectural firm behind the center, for allowing us to be a part of this very cool project.
We completed the second iteration of a custom-designed dining table with a steel base and white stone top. Designed by Adrian and Jack, the table now graces the dining room of a private residence in Houston.
Camp Heavy Metal
Our third Camp Heavy Metal benefitting … Keep Reading→
POSTED ON: June 26th, 2014
Earlier in March, we hosted our first-ever (and sold-out!) “Camp Design Build Adventure Presents Yoga and Welding.” This one-day workshop took place on a Saturday and embraced the theme of “Practicing your practice.”
Our adventure began with Kate Campbell leading a relaxing meditation on the front porch. She then took the participants through a hearty session of Vinyasa Flow, where the participants learned to test the boundaries of their comfort zones and focus their minds on the present moment.
After yoga, we all gathered on the back porch for a … Keep Reading→
POSTED ON: March 19th, 2014
Eleven members of the Design Build Adventure crew headed east to the Big Easy this past November for the Voodoo Music & Art Experience, a three-day festival that, over the years, has drawn more than 450 bands and 1 million music fans to New Orleans city park.
This year, as Voodoo celebrated its 15th birthday, Design Build Adventure was hired to create the site plan for and then manage the festival’s general admission and VIP camping areas. On the technical side, this entailed mapping out electrical and plumbing and … Keep Reading→
POSTED ON: December 13th, 2013
This fall, we hosted our second-ever Design Build Adventure in Heavy Metal, benefitting the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). It promised tons of adventure from the moment it began. The 2.5-day workshop kicked off in the midst of a severe thunderstorm that caused flash flooding all over greater Austin.
But the downpour wasn’t enough to stop our 11 adventurers from showing up to embark on a weekend of collaboration, creative thinking, and plenty of music, food and fun.
After receiving sketchbooks, safety glasses, earplugs and bandanas, the adventurers gathered … Keep Reading→
POSTED ON: November 5th, 2013
On Sept. 20-22, 2013, we’ll host a Design-Build Adventure in Heavy Metal at the Design Build Adventure studio in Hornsby Bend, just nine miles east of Austin on FM 969. Five acres of Central Texas prairieland — marked by sprawling pecan trees, a campfire pit, main house and tool shop — will serve as the setting for all activities.
This adventure promises to be a weekend of creative exploration and engaging conversation among people who enjoy learning, getting their hands dirty and just having a good time. Adventurers will … Keep Reading→
POSTED ON: July 31st, 2013
March 1, 2013 – we moved to the new headquarters, Camp Design Build Adventure.
March – Hillside Retaining Wall, Castrop Gates, Bike Shed Trellis “X”‘s, development of Waller Pop Up, front porch, back porch, plumbing, y mas
March 27, 2013 – Adrian and Dan depart for the DOONANNY.
April 13, 2013 – Pop Up Adventure Picnic, PALM PARK
April 19-21, 2013 – A DESIGN BUILD ADVENTURE IN HEAVY METAL
June 5-10, 2013 – Camp Design Build Adventure El Cosmico Marfa, TX … Keep Reading→
POSTED ON: March 27th, 2013