Posts Tagged ‘cities’

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 […]


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 […]


spain escape

08Mar09

friday = best flight ever day. lamb + goat cheese sandwiches, red wine, and chocolate creme cookies.  thank you KLM. we emerged from the danky depths of the metro (‘renfre’) and slowly rose to the level of Passeig de Gracia. a breathtaking [and slightly wobbly, due to airplane wine] vision of wide, tree-lined avenue warmth! […]


jutland jaunts

15Feb09

last weekend, the architecture + design program went on a study tour to western denmark – including the cities of arhus, aalborg, and kolding.  they all reside on the jutland peninsula, which forms the mainland of denmark and ‘juts’ like a finger into the north/baltic seas: the cities in western denmark are just like smaller, […]


classes i am taking this spring [@ DIS + university of copenhagen]  : 1. danish design 2. interior architecture studio 3. european urban design theories 4. turkey at the crossroads 5. human rights in africa fully comprehensive list of meals that i have cooked for myself thus far : 1. omelette 2. stir fry vegetables […]