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  • Iceland

    I've been in Reykjavik for almost a week now. I went to Iceland Academy of the Arts last Wednesday to meet with the Dean of Architecture + Design, Jóhannes. I am going on a tour of design firms for tuesday + wednesday, to discuss their history, influences, education, process, etc. It should be a good resource for my thesis/research.

    Photographs of the city are here

    I leave on Friday for a trip around the Ring Road. Stykkisholmur on Friday and Roni Horn's Library of Water on Saturday, then Akureyi, Myvatn, and continuing around the island.

    Tuesday a week from tomorrow I head to Stockholm. Going to Woodland Chapel, the library, and a multitude of other lovely buildings.

    Proud to say that I was one of the Honorable mentions for the Live Forever Competition....

    Still doing various competitions with C U P, including MJ and the recent Advertisement for Architecture which will be exhibited in Australia.

  • Activities

    C U P is up to a lot these days.. Since January 1, we have completed 21 competitions. We are currently working on a prototype for a pet garden, which will debut in San Francisco's Architecture + the City Festival in September. I will be traveling to Iceland in September-October as a part of the...

  • End of Year ( maya lin, KPF + )

    Rounding up the year.. much has happened. I have been working with t.j.surjan's Second Year students. They are a great group of students with a strong sensibility of collective atmosphere, work ethic, and design sensitivity - and at an early stage of their education. Working with these students...


    Just got back from Chicago for WIRED's NextFest. Monday, drove up to Chicago in a Uhaul with 14,500+ Components that would become the Suitcase Pavilion 2.0. Tuesday morning, we started constructing the pavilion which serves as the gateway for the Festival, exhibiting technology of the future...

  • Fourth year...

    Today was the first day of class. For studio this semester, I will be doing a thesis on sustainable communities, which will apply to the Market Viability contest of the Solar Decathlon. I will be sitting under Joe Wheeler and Bob Dunay, who have worked on the previous VT SD houses and also took a...

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