"If one needed to give a reason to sceptics for creating such experimental spaces in the context of this large urban development project, it would be this: our rapidly changing world constantly confronts us with new challenges to our abilities to understand and to act, encouraging us to encounter new dimensions of experience." - quote taken from the article be
A day at the library; time to draw and a great place to make connections - mostly with books. In my stack are Architecture: Form, Space, And Order by F. Ching; Architectural Sketching and Rendering by S. Kliment; Architecture in New Jersey by A. Gowans; Living Homes by McGregor and Trulsson; and The Frank Lloyd Wri
Who knows how far away the nearest bagel store is...we definitely haven't seen one in Juchitan or Oaxaca. So, today I made bagels for the first time; here are two pictures of the results.
Some recent experiments:
-Two new hammocks that I made. Both are three kilo hammocks and were made for our cognitive science guests from the U.S. and Canada.
The large yellow circle is the sun and the small dark dot at 4 o'clock is Venus.
Here's some pictures Melanie and I took today showing the Venus transit projected through binoculars onto some white paper. It was mostly cloudy here and I was skeptical that we would be able to see the transit. Luckily we were presented with a couple of opportunities to try to view the event before the sun went down.
I made a hammock last week and will make another starting this weekend.
I came across a neat blog at http://ofps.oreilly.com/. It's written for software programmers but is applicable to many disciplines and professions.