Wowhaus grew out of our ongoing conversations, beginning when we met in 1988 Ene and I never thought of Wowhaus as a style. We always framed it more as a way of life. But over the years as weâ€™ve realized such a broad range of projects in such wide-ranging media and locales, a kind of […]
Category Archives: aesthetics
The Cosmic Rhyme of Fives
Alone among a mussel cluster a sea star glows in stillness, vermillion like a smile like sunshine while the sea grass sways. Today I stand in cold tide pools because that is where my bare white feet make sense, alone among the cosmic rhyme of fives.
Within Within When I turn the radio on I want to turn the radio on again I want to turn the radio on within within I want to turn the radio on I want to find a frequency without a frequency without to tune to too I want to find a frequency without a […]
I realized on a recent trip to Virginia that what I still glean from experiencing the pre-industrial vernacular architecture of the Eastern Seaboard is a sense of appropriate scale. My definition of scale here incorporates relationships between people, between resources, and between the commerce, enterprise and production that connects them all. Despite the obvious (and […]
Mostri di Roma
Looking up the Tevere towards Islola Tiburina Water flows through Rome more visibly than time. It is an almost magical presence here, an animating force that makes the Eternal City feel alive in the present. Water streams constantly from hundreds of street corner taps, cold and delicious. Some still flows over aqueducts from the Colli […]
Free Sign #4
Free Sign #4, found near Two Rock, CA To learn more about my Free Sign Project, please click here and scroll down.
Sea Monsters on my mind
The depiction of sea monsters is as old as seafaring. Only the shape, size and imagined intention of the monster changes over time, generally in direct relation to what is being explored and whatever constitutes the boundaries of current knowledge. Sea monsters represent the unknown, simultaneously warding off and goading the curious-minded. Historically, sea monsters […]