A 2nd floor Master Bedroom Suite addition, design and permit documents by dc_us. Location: Belmont, CA. Built in 2017.
“I wanted to make the existing stone wall more planer by adding concrete veneer. I also wanted some of the existing stones to be visible to show the original construction, so the contractor came up with the technique of attaching wadded paper to the form boards so apertures were cast into the finish surface.” dc
Screen shot from the rhino model by David Curtis.
…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, 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”
Aldous Harding visited SF last night for one of the precious US dates on her current tour in support of her album Designer. She plays in Los Angeles tomorrow to another sold out show. My wife and I made the mistake of lingering on a sofa near the merchandise table during the opening act. SoContinue reading “Aldous Harding, Designer”
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”