The piers under the Studio structure are cylindrical tube piers.  These are constructed using cardboard forms.  The contractor elected to do this after all the block work was installed.  Embeded in the piers are Simpson base post connectors.  These will receive 8×8 timber posts that support the Studio structure.  They will remain unfinished (no parge coat) since I kind of like the appearance of the rough piers which show how they were formed (essentially in oversized toilet paper rolls). This raw aesthetic will hopefully play in well with the more industrial feeling of the Studio building.