did you see the opening and closing ceremonies at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing? Beautiful weren’t they . . . Why yes, yes they were . . . As a Designer I appreciated how the director of the ceremonies used color, his combinations were fantastic, the forms shapes and transitions from one color to… Continue reading Olympic Ceremonies
Be Careful What You Wish For! Well it’s finally happened, I have spoken at conferences, workshops, and events all over the U.S., (and Canada I might add), and will finally be speaking in the state I live in . . . Ohio, Go Bucks! CENTS Show, 2009 The folks at OSU have broken down, or… Continue reading CENTS Show 2009
Just killing some time one evening, in the moleskine sketchbook. Still trying to negotiate the fine points of some talks and lectures. I hope to have some of this worked out tomorrow.
Not exactly Michael Phelps territory but I’ll take it. A site listing the top 100 Architectural blogs(International Listings), has listed me in their top 10 Landscape Blogs, about halfway down. It is a very comprehensive list of sites related to architecture and design. To be mentioned with Land+Living, the Dirt and others on that top… Continue reading I’m in the Top 100
Last night; Friday night, there was an interview on NBC between Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz(wiki) discussing what it takes to win 7 gold medals. There was a lot of back and forth between the two but what really stuck with me was the key . . the real key, to Michael’s success . .… Continue reading Michael Phelps on Imagination
If you just got back from the APLD Summer Conference drop me a line and let me know how it went. Or if you feel like bitchin’ about the conference do the same thing. Fell like shouting superlatives about the conference . . . .eave it in the comments. Didn’t go? Why not? Leave that… Continue reading APLD on the Hudson
Still getting plenty of comments on “Trees we do not Like”, over a hundred comments. So time for something different. Let’s go off in another direction. Speaking of trees we like: [Illustration by Matthews] This anthropomorphic tree-figure reminded me of the forest coming alive, and how long ago the was respect, mystery, awe, and respect… Continue reading Treebeard