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  • New Project in L.A.

    Bird Works is looking at a new project in L.A. The goal would be to convert an empty lot into a demonstration garden and staging ground for a non-profit. It’s always fun to be…

  • Greenwich Street Progress

    Things are going really well at Greenwich St. The lead architect and the owner’s rep made some really great final material selections, and construction is nearing completion. The channel glass wall is…

  • Swing Help

    Quick diagram done to help a friend figure out how best to mount a motion sensor on the frame of a big wooden swing. The sensor itself is intended to activate a…

  • Watertown Facade Study

    A client asked for a quick design study, showing what could be done with this existing repair shop in Watertown. They haven’t asked for full design services, so right now it’s just…

  • Brighton Photography Studio

    A new project is in the works in Brighton. We’re helping a creative agency convert this commercial garage into a studio for video and photography shoots. The budget is tight, but that…

  • Pretty Pictures

    Great looking renderings are less expensive than you may think. When used carefully, they can be an incredibly helpful design tool for working through interior spaces. Below is an image I’m working…

  • Design Biennial Submission

    In putting together a submission for the Boston Design Biennial, I had a chance to take a look back at some past projects and polish up the text/presentation images. It’s telling to see how interest change over…

  • Lexington Townhouse Progress

    I’ve been working on some interior renderings for a townhouse renovation in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. Here is a quick progress shot.

  • Rendering Small Scenes

    Rendering small scenes can be a nice distraction at times. Small scenes are abstract. They don’t need to tell the entire story, just a small piece of it. Everything doesn’t need to be…

  • Pattern Study

    Cutting these panels on a CNC router is the easy part. Finding the appropriate pattern is the real challenge.  These will someday be the front panels of a series of custom radiator…