Tulsa I-244 Pedestrian Bridge: Aesthetic Design Scheme

After refining the structure of the pedestrian bridge below the I-244 Crossing in Tulsa, we proposed a series of preliminary aesthetic design elements. We studied the bridge and determined which areas could be… Continue reading

Tulsa I-244 Pedestrian Bridge: Evolution of a Form

I-244 crosses the Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the path of historic Route 66. The crossing is being rebuilt with large, multi-modal bridges that include pedestrian paths. This first bridge will have… Continue reading

My Rain Garden: How I Got Started

I decided to blog on my rain garden as many people are interested in creating them. Also, my garden was recently featured in Pacific NW Magazine in an article written by Valerie Easton.… Continue reading

Parametric Design

As mentioned previously, we are currently taking a course in digital design at the University of Washington. Winter Quarter focused on parametric design, a process where a set of changeable parameters is established… Continue reading

Digital Design

Our designs often incorporate surface relief, texture and patterning achieved through concrete formwork. Previously this was done through placement of hand carved or natural stone elements. As technology advances, more and more of… Continue reading

Community Identity at Airway

Our initial involvement with the City of El Paso, Texas, involved creating an Aesthetic Improvement Master Plan for the I-10 corridor, an aging highway running through the city. We suggested a series of… Continue reading

Sand Creek Byway Built!

On a recent trip to Spokane, we decided to travel to nearby Sandpoint, ID, to see the Sand Creek Byway that completed on June 29th, 2012.  Our involvement in the project dates back… Continue reading

Airway at I-10 Bridge Aesthetic Identity Element Process

Our process for the aesthetic enhancement of the I-10 Bridge at Airway in El Paso, Texas, started by identifying it as a gateway to the city. People coming from or going to the… Continue reading

Blossom Hill Bridge: Rite of Passage

On September 28th, 2012, Blossom Hill Bridge, opened to the public. The bridge celebrates the cycles of life as symbolized by progression of colors and the cherry mandalas, that rotate to create a… Continue reading

Public Art Process for Meadowood Mall Complex

In 2007 I went to Reno, NV to begin a project for I-580 Meadowood Complex. During my site review I toured the geologic features of the greater Reno area. This included the Pyramid… Continue reading