Arborigin

The main trunk of the elm measures about 14’6″ long and 4′ in diameter¬† I love reconnecting with old friends, especially when it involves consulting on the fate of a large tree. I first learned of my friend John’s elm when I posted his images and text as part of my Archive of Old Trees […]

Clifford E Martin and the Stanley #57

  Original patent drawing of the Core Box Plane, Stanley #57 For reasons beyond my grasp, my mother’s side of the family has always been somewhat shrouded in mystery. It was often a challenge to parse reality from myth in her stories, and in truth the two were often interchangeable. True, her mother tamed foundling […]

Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati

View from atop the Pendleton Art Center, overlooking Cincinnati’s OTR neighborhood Ene and I both love to discover new places and figure out what makes them tick. Fortunately, our collaborative projects as Wowhaus often require us to develop site specific works in unfamiliar territory, forcing us to accellerate the discovery-making in brief but densely-packed journeys. […]

Dedication of the Colorado Judicial Center

North Elevation of the new Ralph L Carr Colorado Justicial Center I spent two days this past week participating in an elaborate dedication ceremony for the new Ralph L Carr Colorado Justicial Center in Denver. Wowhaus was awarded one of the highly competetive public art commissions for the new building, a modernist riff on classical […]