Twisted Seven

Line like a sidewinder Abutting line holds the structure Form like a seven entwined Integrity internal to the lines

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Free from Descent

The view was framed by flat white illuminated by a diffused LEDs. The aperture appeared as a wallpaper centered on the wall, dimensionless in depth though the space beyond stretches toward effective infinity. The designers didn’t want the frame for this view, attempting to make the expanse a room-sized diorama, but the engineers could not… Continue reading Free from Descent

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Phoenix 1

Date & Setting (250)Character Emotional Development (250)GoalDramatic Action (250)Conflict (250)ChangeThematic Significant Details

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Title & Chapter

Date & Setting (250)Character Emotional Development (250)GoalDramatic Action (250)Conflict (250)ChangeThematic Significant Details

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Opening

The fa├žade shows like a block standing as tall as the neighbor’s maple trees, two stories in the air with a white trimmed gabled roof end facing the street. The newly installed black asphalt shingles stretch out beyond the roof rake. A stone base lifts the clapboard building up above the balding fescue yard and… Continue reading Opening

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Enter

I hadn’t seen him for twenty-eight years. The patches of fescue that encircle occasional bare, black spots of soil wiggle in the light prairie wind. Within this swath a sidewalk with joints every pace guides me to the familiar stoop that was the pedestal and backdrop for games with the neighbor kids and occasional family… Continue reading Enter

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Choices

I believe it is important for writing to support my architecture, and so the writing will be about some facet of this. I have a great deal of time invested in the relationship of preposition to space, but there is also my research into design and the senses. For fun, I have two ideas for… Continue reading Choices

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External and Internal

The areas where I believe I am strongest, architecture, engineering, writing, and art, have an external and an internal effect, as I head toward some level of self actualization. In architecture and engineering, I can shape buildings and cities to combat climate change and its impact, while creating designs that are clever and pleasing to… Continue reading External and Internal

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Meaning

People search for the meaning of life, but I believe it does not matter as long as whatever someone does helps the human condition in some way. We have a responsibility to make things better, and I think ultimately we need to be able to leverage our way out of a reaction to the nature… Continue reading Meaning

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Here We Go

Although there has been some failure, I find myself to be in a place where I can build on my success and become better, while looking at the bigger questions. I expect it to be trial and error, narrowing in on what it is to be me. This is a kind of quest, and it… Continue reading Here We Go

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