ashes to ashes

Posted on Oct 16, 2010 in china, models, sculpture, shanghai, urbanism | 2 Comments

No longer needed to sport the latest trends in contemporary fashion and designer handbags, a group of yesterday’s mannequins decide to end it all in an explosion of plastic limbs and torsos. Using arms ripped from each other’s crumbling bodies, they beat one another into a macabre pile. When it is all over, a sad ...

slaughterhouse

Posted on Jul 21, 2010 in architecture, buildings, shanghai, urbanism | 2 Comments

A few nights back I had a chance to really embrace my inner architecture geek. After about one month of solid work with no days off, Perry told everyone to stay away from the studio no matter what deadlines were looming. We took the opportunity to explore a few areas of the city. The Central ...

so that’s where it goes?

Posted on Jun 10, 2010 in shanghai, urbanism | One Comment

I’ve been thinking about trash. Maybe it’s a continuation of my thesis studio project where I was making models out of discarded, rotten bits of old railroad lines and abandoned tires or maybe it’s just the smell in the air. There are about 13 million people in Shanghai, and I haven’t seen a garbage truck ...