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An Open Letter of Thanks from Doug Noble ie the Completion of USC's CARAPACE PAVILION

We Did It!

Thank you for your generous support of the multiple-award-winning Carapace Pavilion. As a result of your help, we received more than enough financial support and we were able to re-cast the bad panel. We completed and installed the Carapace last month at Joshua Tree National Park. It is certainly the best work I have ever done with students here at USC. Here is a link to an exciting one-minute time-lapse YouTube video showing the final installation. There are also a few dozen images on Instagram (, and I will be adding more soon. The Carapace was designed and built by students and faculty of the USC School of Architecture.