Monthly Archives: October 2011

Snoozing In The Great Outdoors!

I stumbled upon a link to something advertised as “Starbeds” today – apparently an uber-lux  hotel/spa/resort in Kenya will set you up on one of these sleeping platforms to enjoy a night under the stars and on the veldt. Sounded … Continue reading

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UC Davis West Village Opens!

West Village at UC Davis, reportedly the nation’s largest zero net-energy community, just had its official ribbon cutting and Studio E was there to enjoy the festivities. Our seven buildings circle a village square and include 123 units of student … Continue reading

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Specificity in Architecture – Shared Principles

All of our work seeks to be idea driven – meaning we hope to bring something beyond program, budget, schedule and site constraints to each design challenge. Our website includes a tab that describes 7 ideas that have inspired us … Continue reading

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Shared Principles: Choreography

  One of our seven shared principles is CHOREOGRAPHY. As stated on our web site (under the “Ideas” tab): Choreography involves planning arranged movement through space. We arrange paths of movement through sequential or serial space to enhance the experience … Continue reading

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Shackitecture – Domestic Bliss in the Absence of Architects

One part folk art two parts expediency – the beach cottage colony at Crystal Cove (3.2 miles of paradise just north of Laguna Beach) stands (barely) as a collective monument to the humble beach shack. The setting was “discovered” by … Continue reading

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Unveiling High Tech Elementary & Middle School

We finally got some great photos of the latest High Tech High project. Thanks to Christopher Gerber, HTH Facilities Director for these shots.

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