Decon Bling, Modern Poise

December 6th, 2015

I like deconstructivist architecture. I like it the same way, I think, that I’d like a night out on the town with Lady Gaga. But at the end of the evening, I’d rather return to a home like an Audrey Hepburn in that simple black dress. Home is, more than anything else, our place of […]

Catching Rays

November 1st, 2015

The solar energy that today lands wasted on thousands of acres of deteriorating San Francisco roof membranes will in the future be treated as a hotly contested resource. Rooftops will have to be thoughtfully partitioned, with sunlight allocated in proper proportion to roof gardens, interior daylighting (skylights), photovoltaics, and solar hot water (though increasingly efficient PV panels are […]

Aw, Shucks

September 16th, 2011

Thanks to the local AIA for establishing low-budget, pro-bono, and detail award categories —  I picked up a citation award for my reflector/shade device at the Bogan residence. AIA Constructed Realities Winners