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  • 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…

  • Upper Upper West Side

    Northern Manhattan is an interesting place. My wife and I lived on 176th and Broadway for the last two years of our stay in NYC. I remember biking to and from the…

  • “The Society of The Spectacle”

    Someone wrote the “about” section of Instagram 30 years before it was invented. “The images detached from every aspect of life merge into a common stream in which the unity of that…

  • “An Engineer Imagines”

    I first heard about this book while watching a lecture by Michael Speaks. The topic was “The Future of Design”. Towards the end of the lecture, he introduced and idea that I’ve…

  • The Assassin Game

    In researching live-action games for a competition, I came across the “Assassin Game“; which is pretty common on college campuses. What struck me about this game in particular was that the entire city…

  • Wood Works – CNC Router

    Working with CNC routers in the past has been a great way to think about precision and geometry in a very new way. Building furniture by hand gets super tricky as the geometry…

  • Fall 2016 @ BU

    I’m looking forward to teaching the Intro to Design and Representation course at Boston University’s College of Visual Arts in the fall. It’s an elective within the Architectural Studies Major, and it’s…

  • Failure x Design

    Topic: “The theme is “Failure×Design” and will be centered around the process of productive failure. We want to provide a platform for honest discussion about the role of failure in design, the…

  • Making Photos a Priority

    Sadly enough, I only ended up with one photo of the finished project after completing the renovation at the West St. Studio. It was largely my own fault. I always thought that…