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Team Built: January 2013 Update

The base section of the newest mini[ ]box concept was successfully completed in December. The design allows for interchangeable units to be easily loaded and unloaded for an installation. Fully assembled mini[ ]box can be used on or off the … Continue reading

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First Build!

The development had their first Build session on 11/17/12 at the Albus Cavus workshop. We picked up a utility trailer a few weeks before and now need to prepare it for the mini [ ] Box (see previous post for … Continue reading

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mini [ ] Box design is released!

Above is the concept for the mini [ ] Box. It’s a more mobile version of the original concept. It can be transported by any vehicle with a hitch to offer greater flexibility and accessibility to tools for temporary installations. … Continue reading

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Good People, Gardens, Tiny House, Portable Community Center

Sunday was a wonderful day to spend in a park that is being converted into community gardens. We have had a chance to meet hundreds of folks who came to Wangari Gardens to meet fellow community gardeners, tour Tumbleweed Tiny … Continue reading

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Repurposing Space

The DC Box Collective, Wangari Gardens and Tumbleweed Tiny Houses, bring you ‘Repurposing Space’, a showcase of three ways local organizations are working to reuse vacant or underutilized land in the District. The event will take place Sunday, April 15th, … Continue reading

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[ ]box in Howard University curriculum

On Monday, February 6, Howard University students presented their designs of [art]box designed specifically for selected artists from the exhibit titled 30 Americans. Under guidance of their professor Barbara Laurie, the students have developed concepts for three vacant lots in … Continue reading

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Thank you for your support!

The fund raising event at RTKL was a great success. Thank you all who came and supported the project financially, by donating food and refreshments, making T-Shirts and bags or by bringing music and god atmosphere to this fine Saturday … Continue reading

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“PARTY BOX” Fundraiser, October 8th!

A fundraiser event to support . For more details about the event and to purchase tickets: http://boxcollective.org/event EVENT DETAILS DATE: Saturday, October 8th, 2011 TIME: 4pm – 7pm LOCATION: 2101 L Street NW, WDC Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at … Continue reading

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Meet with Georgia Ave Community Development Task Force – July 11th

Monday, June 11th AFH + Albus Cavus presented [Art] Box to the Georgia Ave Community Development Task Force. Georgia Ave Task Community Development Task Force is a grassroots organization co-founded by Slyvia Robinson and Darren Jones. The organization formed out … Continue reading

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Open Walls Paint Workshop at Garfield Park – May 8th

Members of Architecture for Humanity design team participated in the Albus Cavus Open Walls program to not only to have some fun but also to study how the Open Walls program operates through hands on experience.  The workshop was located … Continue reading

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