details, lightbulbs

Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, buildings, interiors, urbanism | One Comment

I wake up in the morning. It is 7:01 though the clock reads 7:11. I know it is 7:01 because Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne just told me. I gave up waking to the harpy screech of the alarm clock buzzer years ago, preferring to wake slowly to news of war, labor strikes, and my ...

fifty inches wide

Posted on Feb 3, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, buildings, food, interiors | 5 Comments

My kitchen is narrower than my parent’s television: fifty glorious inches wall to wall. When you subtract the necessary space for the sink and the stove and the refrigerator, you are left with a measly twenty seven inches of operating room. That’s considerably smaller than most people’s waistline. It is less a galley kitchen than ...

you may find yourself in another part of the world…you may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?

Posted on Jun 4, 2010 in architecture, buildings, shanghai | 2 Comments

Paul (just below my elbow in the photo above) was offered a summer position in Shanghai to be part of the Hangzhou Bay New Town competition team by Perry Yang, one of his studio professors from Georgia Tech. I mentioned that it sounded awesome, which he then mentioned to Perry, who then asked me to ...