This little corner of a modern house is a veritable laboratory of ways to incorporate windows in a home. It wasn’t my intent when I designed the home. It just worked out that way. Standard punched window, inset in the
A four-family 5k run with bouncy houses Just another race for team “Ice Cream Truck Chasers.” I lobbied for the name “Team Bad Ass,” but nobody wanted to be half or dumb (I called dibs on smart). Yet, we snarfed down
Occasionally I’ll dab some color on a monochrome sketch. I’m not sure which I prefer, the integrity of a raw sketch, or the vibrancy of added color. Any opinions? These are sketches from Arizona and southern California.
Solution to the light switch puzzle: Flip the first switch and leave it on for a minute, then switch it off. Ignore the second switch. Flip the third switch and leave it on. Hoof your way, painfully gasping, up the
Beck wanted to build a locking box to keep safe the valuable things 9 year old boys collect (most of them are dead). A quick accounting revealed we had the required stuff: Old cedar from a recently demolished closet… Check. Tools… Check. Can-do
This contemporary bathroom illustrates a guiding principal behind much of my work: windows should be more than mere holes punched through walls with a bit of glass thrown in to keep the bugs out. Windows make great walls of their own, transparently filling the space between solid
What does mom’s night out mean? For me and Beck, it means Dadssert – anything dad can scrounge from the pantry that includes sugar or sugar-like substances. The only things not allowed are those mom wants us to eat. The best
Here’s a logic puzzle for your amusement: You live on the top floor of a highrise. On your desk sits a lamp which is currently off. The lamp has no integral switch. Instead, it is conveniently controlled by a switch in the sub-basement (the architect of