The Bishop’s Desk (2011)

In 2011  I pulled what seemed to be a small wooden writing table out of a snowbank where it had been discarded. I discovered, after I had dragged the filthy wet thing inside, that it was damaged beyond usability. Only the turned legs, the sides, the four-space drawer, and the base of tobacco-colored wood (beach, I think) were actually intact;   » 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

Not-a-bookshelf Bookshelf (2010)

Although originally something of a whimsical experiment on my part (a realistic rendering of a computer model of a bookshelf made of construction debris),  this little project seems to have received more attention from the world of non-architects than any previous work of mine. Magritte would no doubt be pleased that so many people recognized the reference. With some difficulty,   » More