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A Gallery Space Addition  (unbuilt.  Section, ink on mylar)

Architecture   From the Greek:  architekton master builder, from archi- + tekton  byuilder carpenter.

Arch:  Prime, Primary, first
Tekton:  builder, assemble

The studio truck:  1956 International Harvester S160 5Ton truck

Mobile Office:  2020/2021--This "Office on Wheels" is a collaboration with Daniel Currea of DC Studio

Architecture in details:  The Ruskin House  (View through glass floor section at entry from below)

A little machining practice:  A second build of the Split Personality Pool Table in Collaboration with Lee Benson of Hurricane Billiards.  The Mods by Lee for this build include changing all of the steel parts to alumninum plate in a slightly thicker plate, and the tops will be Lee's design this time around.  Check out for more.

Dining room set

Grasshopper/Rhino modeling of magnetic fluid:  Collaboration with artist Ursula Berlot, Slovenia.

T-House  (Unbuilt  sketches pencil on trace)

The Robinson Files:  Grasshopper/Rhino modeling and cnc router carving of x-ray images. 
A Collaboration with artist and professor Paul O. Robinson.

The Game Table  A compliment to a furniture collection.

Mobile Office:  a collaboration with Daniel Currea of DC Studio

6330 Project Level 1 Overhead Plane

6330 Project kitchen with birch panel system and concrete counters

Interior Rearrangement:   open up a clogged space

6330 Project--in progress
Existing roof removed from beneath new.

Gardenia House (unbuilt) 2020

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

Game Table

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

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

Now available at, this 120 page, full color book documents the process and finished Ruskin House.

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

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

Rahal Remembered

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