Subway Grate Guardrail (2016)

This is a component of a much larger residential project, the 2013-2016 renovation of a nineteenth-century masonry townhouse in Boston, Massachusetts. The dominant element of this guardrail and handrail assembly for a new stairway from the kitchen street level to the basement studio is welded bar grating, a mass-produced steel grid material commonly used in sidewalks and other foot-trafficked locations   » More

The Zahir (2015)

My little magic box of a 3D printer has a single-print volume limitation of 9.9 by 7.8 by 5.9 inches, but of course one may assemble multiple printed objects into something more elaborate and larger, and furthermore one may combine printed objects with non-printed components. The fifty-odd prints that I made for this test of the machine, simply joined with   » More

Plesiosaur, Pt. 2 (2011)

I dislike abandoning projects in which I have invested so much time and energy, as long as there seems to be any virtue left in them. With no access to fabrication equipment, a foundry, or power tools of greater precision than a small drill press and a metal-cutting miter saw, it seemed to me that I could nevertheless treat this   » More