the ocean giveth and the ocean taketh away

Two out of three competitions are out of our hands. The last week was total madness: 16-18 hour days, frustrating assembly of models, documents, files, books, media, posters, etc. Here’s a few images from the week: master plan for Hangzhou Bay, the model nearing completion, me nearing total exhaustion. I don’t have the media component ...

big model

Posted on Aug 1, 2010 in architecture, interiors, models, shanghai, urbanism | No Comments

Everything for competition number 1 and 2 is due this week. Paul is putting the final touches on one of them and I am frantically pulling together all the materials for the other one. The large model has been started by one of the many companies who specialize in that sort of thing, the renderings ...

when you need to move a giant dead tree…

Posted on Jun 12, 2010 in architecture, models, shanghai | No Comments

I spotted this at the expo. It wasn’t too hard to do as it is gigantic. I don’t know what it was doing there — there was no sign that I could see, and it wouldn’t have helped me even if I could see it. Perhaps it was just a reminder of what once was ...