mess

Posted on Dec 12, 2011 in architecture, Atlanta, drawings, food, interiors | One Comment

I’m not sure when this happened, but I have turned into a slob in my studio space. There is junk everywhere and beneath that junk there is other junk and beneath that other junk there are gluesticks and tape and eyeballs used for bird taxidermy and Taiwanese stickers and unfinished drawings and sketches in various ...

arrival and departure

These days I arrive at the studio between 8 and 9 am. I leave the studio between 6 and 7 pm (that will likely soon change to 7 or 8 pm as deadlines approach once more). As I was walking my bicycle through the garden and past the other buildings that lead to our studio, ...

new old studio

Posted on Sep 13, 2010 in architecture, buildings, china, interiors, shanghai, urbanism | 6 Comments

The new studio space is unlike most places in Shanghai: quiet, calm, old, and peaceful. It provides moment after moment of beautiful materials and embedded history. What was once a riverfront industrial complex has been transformed into a peaceful urban garden, complete with a little temple, meandering paths, framed view corridors, fish ponds, and little ...

just like “the office” but way more chinese

Just a few images from work today: Paul and Shane are out of focus (Paul is still the white person); Perry, our boss, is the only person standing; and the even blurrier spot behind the coffee cup is our new team member whose name I do not yet know. She is a landscape architect from ...