March 31, 2010

t a h o e / 3 1

back to balsa wood and new york city in a minute. an interlude of drawings from a wintery trip to tahoe; moments of profound silence and everyone speaking at once. puzzles were solved, snow men stacked, icy lakes entered, whisky drank, fires set, german and chinese spoken, balls thrown, words played. we retreated further to homemade phở and natural hot springs; long, mountainous sunlit drives. geodesic domes.

and then this.

March 21, 2010

t h e A + D m u s e u m . L A

more has happened recently than i can keep track of. i'd like to report on all of it, but the busi-ness continues as we move into fast waters at work and as i spend my free time preparing for

inaugurating their new permanent location on museum row, CELEBRATE 2010 brings together, "renowned architects, artists, designers, community leaders, and celebrities, as well as LAUSD 5th Graders," as sculptors for a silent auction and exhibition to support the A+D's mission to "promote an awareness of progressive Architecture and Design in everyday life through exhibits, educational programs and public outreach."

the process has been daunting and expansive, and i'm excited to share my progress with you! the event is on tuesday april 27th, tickets start at $50, and an rsvp is required.

the keynote speaker is LA city council president eric garcetti, host committee members include joel + margaret chen, frank o. gehry FAIA, murray moss, wolfgang + gelila puck, rose tarlow, and michael webb. the 'mistress of ceremonies' is frances anderton, host of KCRW's dna. if architecture and design are important to you, please look into the Architecture and Design Museum, LA, or become acquianted here >>>>. see you!