A Beast is Gone

Once this was a start of the art, whiz bang amazing piece of hardware, aquired for thousands of dollars, helping create a great many cool visuals and copies … but gradually it lost it’s luster, until finally it was just a giant beast, weighing hundreds of pounds, awaiting some new fate or adventure.  Today – thanks to craigs list- the beast found a new place to lurk.  I helped it along … grunting along with the new

owner to push it up a ramp onto a trailer.  Bye bye beast!

QArts Coming to R Street

The QArts will be a major addition to the work of Applied Architecture, leveraging the firm’s nearby Warehouse Artist Lofts, R Street Public Market, Amaro, Bottle and Barlow and more. Applied Architecture has been one of the most active firms in laying the foundation for R Street’s lively mix of edgy loft housing, art and design, restaurant, entertainment and retail.

MF Malinowski FAIA at TechHomeX at the Long Beach Convention Center

Michael Malinowski FAIA covered the “Architect perspective” as part of a panel of experts who examined the present and future impacts of Technology in Homes across California and the United States. He pointed out that contractors, integrators, and design professionals have a lot of work to do to get ready for 100% Net Zero Energy by 2020 as mandated in California law. Better communication is the place to start. Long Beach Convention Center, March 8th