The seeds are in (Vegetables all!)
Some shoots have sprouted (The Peas)
We’ve set up a control experiment using soil in pots – well it’s our own 3 year old compost.
Our French engineer student, Nicolas, is still struggling with constructing a Bell Siphon despite watching countless YouTube vids on subject (mind blowing and numbing stuff)
Our two Spanish/Catalan agricultural engineer students Mercé and Joan, are filtering compost tea solutions today (smelly job).
Water leaks from pipes a bit but that’s only to be expected when recycling old fittings.
General water conditions are low due to low rainfall.
Everyone well spirited, well fed and sleeping soundly.
Designing an aquaponic touring exhibition (above pic.) so we can take a demo. unit to shows.
Half painted the aquaponic exhibition bod at the field centre.
Tested pumps and found we need bigger ones. Have you got any you can donate?
Today – a day of cutting grass at the Field Centre and mending two gates, although, I think Nicolas is carving a robot (called ENSMM) into one of the pillars along the walk to the hydroponic unit whilst contemplating bell siphon design. (Update: He did. I wrote a poem to go with it)
Bring your emotive thoughts and plans and we will back these up with logic that will make a difference to you, your team and your clients.
We form design around the results you wish to achieve and we want your feedback – the performance of our designs needs to be measured so we can keep increasing their value.
We count on you to write an effective brief which includes your previous use of design.
You count on us to come up with design solutions that ‘tick all your boxes’.
The director of a Welsh Publisher brought us a project idea which included the production of storybooks for children and Little People Books was born.
A chance meeting with a chemical engineer resulted in a co-production with Acuity Design of a raising braille lettering system used in helping blind parents to teach their sighted children to read.
A call to us from a New Zealand author led to the design of a group of dinosaur characters and one soft toy.
A restaurant owner and TV Chef contracted us to design a club membership system and the interior of her second restaurant.
The theft of two paintings from a Birmingham Gallery led to the design of a fund-raising art exhibition in a botanical garden.
A marine engineer visited to discuss ways to promote his turbine designs.
After attending a course on snail farming and escargot cuisine, a farmer asked us to research and design a snail farm to include external enclosures.
Due to gravel extractions, we were brought in to design a fish farm around deep lakes.
For the launch of an internet café in Birmingham, we designed wall displays that incorporated wire made by the same company as produced the first transatlantic phone cable.
A design / Build company commissioned us to re-image the interior and exteriors of a holiday camp’s entertainment complex.
On purchasing a site, a developer contracted us to design the architectural presentation scheme for a Bar, Restaurant and Golf Club House.
For a manufacturer of fittings, we designed a shop conversion and display system for a trade and retail outlet in the Czech Republic.
Given a set of five different building photographs ‘torn from various trade magazines’, we followed a brief to incorporate certain features from each picture to form a totally new building for a major car showroom.
Your thoughts need to be communicated.
Our job is to bring your plans to life so others can see them, share your dreams and follow your lead.
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