6330 Project--in progress
Let the overhead plane do its job--let the light in

The Pantheon, Rome:
Circa A.D.118-126.  Diameter: ~143', ht: ~143'
Oculus:  ~27' diameter
Photo: circa 1993 Mike Calvino
Section sketch from sketching class taught by Steve Luoni, University of Florida, Vicenza Institute of Architecture  Program, 1993.

The restraint is just beautiful, the single beam of light in such a grand space. 

The 6330 project, with 46 angled skylights, maybe not so much restraint, but a much different concept for sure.

Jean Maurice Nakhla, 1966 - 2015.  Circa February 03, 2015.  Rebuilding the screen enclosure of the Ruskin House.

Recycled Glu-Lam Beams available
From the Ruskin House exterior portion of screen space.

In Progress - 6330 House, Tampa, FL

Video by Daniel Currea of the glass roof sections.

Ruskin House Screen Enclosure Replacement.

Digital models of CNC machines and parts now available.  Exact models can be used to fabricate components,  parts, & complete machines.

Now available in ebook (iBooks for iPad format)  $9.99 at www.blurb.com, this 120 page, full color book documents the process and finished Ruskin House.

2013--Geared Motion Pool Table
In collaboration with HurricaneBilliards finished up and installed in the client's home in Toronto, CA.

In Progress--6330 Project
South glass roof sections in progress.

2011--Lynwood Rework
A collaboration with Bill Brinkey, Architect.
Create a floating roof with 5 carefully placed skylights, and clean up volumetrics at street elevations with glazing & masonry blocks & planes.

2011--Davis Island, Structural Re-arrangement.
Remove load bearing walls from interior and clear out space creating vaulted, open living/dining/kitchen space approx. 24'x36'.

A Loft space study--a paperback study of a new kind of living space.  At Blurb.com

Mike Calvino, Mike Rahal, and "Cappy"  1996.

Rahal Remembered

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