Crops from Paris & other

…we walked up one of the staircases to the first viewing platform. I recall writing years ago about the replica tower in LV and how it has tube structure within its lattice work that reduces the amount of negative space pushing through the structure. The decision to go with glass has eliminated the oil canningContinue reading “Crops from Paris & other”

Rem Koolhaas, but he was Latino

Rem Koolhaas, but he was Latino, sat next to me on the jury. (Discussing the project) He had a robotic torso. (It) looked like a bicycle frame. I could see electrical wires that replaced his spinal cord. I couldn’t help asking him about it. (He said): The doctors told me it was possible…but you don’tContinue reading “Rem Koolhaas, but he was Latino”

Guggenheim Motorcycle Club

Lauren Hutton eats ice cream, alone, at a small stone top table. I’m sitting on the carpet with Christian Bandi near Sheldon Adelson’s office helping glue back together the OMA design model that was heavily damaged in transit. A Guggenheim staffer asks if any of us “have motorcycle licenses?” DC: “I do.” Staffer: “Wanna goContinue reading “Guggenheim Motorcycle Club”