? We continue our report from 2/22/08 on the AOT grant construction work.
The concrete, anchoring the A frames, has set and now it’s time to relocate the cylindrical girder from the top of the scaffolding up into the groove at the very top of the A frames.
Preparing for the big lift (l-r): Ron Chandler, Tomiaki Tamura, Dave Tollas, Darina Trendafilova, Michael Bittman, Scott Riley, Brendan Scott, and Jenn Epstein arrange the scaffolding so that … ? We continue our report from 2/22/08 on the AOT grant construction work.
The concrete, anchoring the A frames, has set and now it’s time to relocate the cylindrical girder from the top of the scaffolding up into the groove at the very top of the A frames.
Preparing for the big lift (l-r): Ron Chandler, Tomiaki Tamura, Dave Tollas, Darina Trendafilova, Michael Bittman, Scott Riley, Brendan Scott, and Jenn Epstein arrange the scaffolding so that …


? …. they can heft the heavy girder into place. In slightly adjusted order, here (l-r), Michael Bittman, Adam Nordfors, Jenn Epstein, Darina Trendafilova, Brendan Scott, Dave Tollas, Scott Riley, and Tomiaki Tamura use their collective strength.


? Ron Chandler welds metal straps around the girder to hold it in place.
Stay tuned to this site to watch the next installment of “AOT: Solar Lighting for the Visitors Parking Lot Project”. Next up: the Arcosanti team mounts the framework for the solar panels. Report will be posted on 2/27/08.

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