Category Archives: design

La Dolce Vita in Italy

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Earlier this summer, I went to meet Juan in Italy to see the opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale. He and his team had already been there for a month, installing, traveling outside the city to get supplies, and exploring the city in the few free minutes they had. I was anxious to join him...

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Architecture for Qalqilya

Here is a story, one of many, of Qalqilya.   Sometimes you start a project with a really clear idea of were you want it to go and then you do everything possible to get there. Sometimes you start a project without any idea of where you want it to go and just ride along....

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A Paper Party

One year has come and gone since our wedding. It seems like just a little while ago we were getting things ready for the big day; working on the barn, making decorations, and running around to make sure everything would be just right for the celebration. It was an amazing wedding and an incredible first...

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Soundscape Dinner

The five senses—they are ever-present, enhancing our lives, and delighting our imagination. But we don’t always pay attention to what they are telling us.  In the discussion during the first Dinner in the Dark, my brother said “It’s surprising how your experience of something can be enhanced by losing a sense that you thought made...

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Dinner in the Dark II

As winter creeps back once again, it always surprises us with its intense darkness. The sun fades away now around 4:30pm, if it even comes out at all during the day. Much of our time now is spent with darkness outside the window, reminding us how precious the light really is. A couple weekends ago,...

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Making Place for Ritual Part 1

TONIGHT @ 6PM: Visit the NY Center for Architecture for the Going Viral Exhibition! For more information, click here. Enjoy! Wednesday is my final thesis presentation—my last critique in graduate school.  It is thrilling, overwhelming, and bittersweet all wrapped up in forty minutes.  For a preview of the presentation, today I would love to share...

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Going Viral Exhibition at the Center for Architecture in NYC

Going Viral: Blurred Borders Cooking Architecture has been selected to be part of Voices Going Viral at the Center for Architecture in New York City for the Going Viral: Blurred Boundaries exhibition! Grab a friend and come out on May 21st at 6:00pm to see some incredible speakers and a collection of design blogs. Take a look at...

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