Perhaps no other typology should be less concerned with the question ‘what will it be in xxx years’ than the athenaeum. Both reliquary / library, museum /...
Let us first differentiate the novel from the familiar. Where one cares for origination and identity, the other nicely accommodates the generic and prosaic. The...
Dome On A Hill
Project In Development.
Traditionally, a belvedere is an architectural feature or building constructed for the purposes of looking out over a pleasing scene. Provided such simple...
Coming soon A chair that says hi, the word hi that is 32 chairs....
Secret Landscapes & Non-Urban Objects
This lecture frames the research and content around the project links of What Happens Out Here, Belvedere & Berms, Wishing Wells & Labyrinths, and Bell Tower &...
Belvedere & Berms
The Belvedere & Berms appropriate the first of three post-military sites (see also Wishing Wells & Labyrinths, and Bell Tower & Bumps). Traditionally, a...
Wishing Wells & Labyrinths
There is a unique spatial and organizational curiosity to a labyrinth, one that compels both cognitive reasoning and visceral experience alike. In the Wishing...
Bell Tower & Bumps
The seemingly anachronistic typology of a bell tower offers the possibility for new, or perhaps renewed, architectural and civic expressions. The Bell Tower &...
What Happens Out Here?
The American Pastoral has long been a context of associations and inquiry across varied disciplines, such as literature, poetry, painting, or engineering....
Carr Castle & Ornamental Gardens
Carr Square Castle, a proposal for the Pruitt Igoe Now Competition, integrates an architectural solid, (Chapel), with an ornamental garden of topographic berms as...
Surface Gardens: Drawing Relief
The Surface Gardens are a series of three large-scale surfaces. These ornamental surfaces are translated from analogue drawings characterized by expressive...
Drawings That Blush
Drawings That Blush are expressive material compositions made by mixing and smoothing together ink, dye, salt, wax, and water. Unlike normative architectural...
Star Gardens; Purple Hollow
Across the U.S. abandoned utilitarian grain silos idle; Withering cylindrical shells piercing the horizon in approximately 6 mile increments along the network of...
The Cloud Gardens are 18 buoyant, synthetic 'islands' on the east side of Crater Lake, which foster a reflective context of 'cloud bobbing' within the historic...
Canteen Farm House
The Canteen Farm House maintains that small, incremental insertions into existing irrigation infrastructures can assist in regional processes of food production,...
Through the translation of a material drawing, the mantel is activated as a thick, textural, and ornate surface. The repetition and striation of subtle forces in...
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On The Road ProjectLA #3
Post card contribution to OTR3, complimented by a mailbox planted on Venice Beach. The drawing is a representation of Frank Gehry's 1984 Norton House and...