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i left copenhagen about a month ago.  in the interim, ive spent some time with the home clan in new jersey, with the school clan at MIT, weekending at dartmouth, a little bit in new york city, and now i am settled in the bay area for the summer. like i wrote in my Dear […]


going to the Salone Internazionale de Mobile this year has been one of the most mind-boggling experiences of my entire life. little did i know what was in store after capriciously buying my $80 EasyJet roundtrip ticket to Milan back in early February.  our first impression after exiting the unbreathably-sardiney metro at Rho: billowingly snakey, […]


last sunday, these three animals embarked on a journey to the irish countryside.  yearning to bust out of dublin, we lapped up a delicious irish breakfast [complete with black pudding] and were quickly on our way towards the glacial valley of Glendalough. andrew, roger, and i had an unfair share of obstacles earlier in the […]


the days are so much longer now — after studio ends at 17:00, i have nearly 3 whole hours to sit and read at a park, before i have to hop from sunspot to sunspot to escape the creeping evening shadows. another reason (and probably most importantly) why i adore copenhagen 1 googolplex times more […]


mosque

11Apr09

i had never been in a mosque before this week.  at sunset on tuesday, after tea + hookah with the turkish students, we explored this hilly area in beyoğlu, on the european side of istanbul, north of the golden horn harbor.  in our typical itinerant style, roger and i stumbled around for a bit…and ended […]


russell and i stood atop that regal iceberg in Stortorget, and delivered jewels of information about stockholm’s old city to our faithful student subjects down below.  it was a mildly intense feeling, giving a presentation about a place that we had modeled in detail and labored over for a week in studio – and now […]


or like a herd of spindly elk wandering across the bering strait during migration… or like a bunch of eager beaver architecture students on the quest for alvar aalto’s experimental summer house… we trekked across a frozen lake in central finland last week. we each soon figured out our individually preferred method of snow travel: […]