Last year my wife and I went on an amazing trip to Scandinavia. We were afforded this opportunity because I won a travel fellowship competition called Xref that’s awarded annually by HMC Architects where I work. Recently I gave the following presentation of my epic trip to my colleagues.
Welcome to ArchiTalks 20. What is ArchiTalks, you ask? For those of you who don't know, it's a group of architects all posting their interpretation of the same topic at the same time to their blogs. You can read theirs by following the links at the bottom of this page.
The latest ArchiTalks post idea was to write about our favorite place. That could be taken so many ways. Favorite architectural place? Favorite place for a certain activity/non-activity? A favorite place that I've only been to once? Maybe it's my favorite place I've been to many times because I
This is the second post in a 2-part series. You can read my first installment on the Salk Institute here. I don't really know how to express it. This place is amazing. The Neurosciences Institute (NSI) in was completed in 1995 by Tod Williams Billie Tsein Architects (TWBTA) in La
This is a short time-lapse shot from Watchman Campground in Zion National Park of the sun setting on Watchman Peak. Watch it in HD here. I made the mistake of shooting jpeg only so I couldn't pull as much out of the images as I had hoped, especially near the
This is the first post in a 2-part series. Click here for the 2nd installment on TWBTA's Neurosciences Institute. My wife and I went down to La Jolla a few weeks ago and did a small architecture tour while on our getaway. I brought my camera and made some photos
It's always nice to get a little distraction from daily life. It's a great time to hang out with the family. I also like to use the Fourth as a time to get back into getting better at photography. This year we had a great fireworks show. The display was