Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Friday, September 19, 2014

NEW ORLEANS VISION / wind from the yucatan

+PSYCHIC AWAKENING+
>(for stace colligan)<
+NEW ORLEANS STYLE+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+STACE TUSSEL COLLIGAN+
>(inter-intelligence-communications.com)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
>sends me fascinating letters on esoteric subjects<
>& i am grateful for her views on the mysteries<
+(STACE IS EXPERT+
+in CROP CIRCLES)+
+(FOR STARTERS)+
>of reality with a cosmic perspective i relish<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
+PSYCHIC AWAKENING IS+
>(as it has been for me)<
+A STACE FASCINATION+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+"NEW ORLEANS VISION  /+
+WIND from the YUCATAN"+
>(is my blog theme for tonight)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>new orleans architecture, w/ my perspective<
>must begin by a study of the mayan world<
+(JUNGLE BIOTRONICS+
+RADIANT CONCEPTS)+
>found in the yucatan at remote bonampac<
>(google: eugene ray architect / bonampac)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>(i invented "radiant graphic" collage<
+RADIANT GRAPHICS+
>to express this architectural vision)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in new orleans, inspired by this cognizance<
>iwas able to develop >essence< resulting in<
+(RADIANT APOCALYPSE+
+NEW ORLEANS VISION)+
>radiant architecture & graphic inventions<
>expressing the biotronics in the volume<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the french seers i honor in tonight's blog are<
>augustus and alice le plongeon who found<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY / +
+AUGUSTUS le PLONGEON)+
>the famed chak mool using clairvoyance<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i developed a metaphysical collage graphic<
>medium for mail art xerography that i sent<
+(THIS KEY GRAPHIC IS A+
+NOLA "JUNGLE VISION")+
>to many friends after we moved out west<
>(art-architecture-life are synergetic here)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>(in old new orleans in the latin tradition similar<
+RADIANT APOCALYPSE+
>to nice, france / a great fantastic apocalypse)< !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >late next month our friends chris and tommy<
>are to host us in laplace for a night and then<
>to mary lynns for three nights. after which<
+(NOLA PILGRIMAGE+
+/ OCT. 22-29,  2014)+
>we shall stay in the ancient aufreer-perry<
>ancestor's building in the vieux carre<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >(this cavaroc plantation house medallion<
+CAVAROC "MAGIQUE"+
>given to me by american sugar refinery)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >our cavaroc grandmother dna was enriched<
>w/ powerful interest in divination which my<
+(CENTER FOR DIVINATION /+
+PARIS NEAR THE LOUVRE)+
>sensory receptors picked up daily listening<
>to conversations in our baton rouge home<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the exciting discovery at poverty point is<
+ANCIENT ALIEN NUBIA+
>the link w/ olmec-nubian-et's at la venta<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >stace tussel collegian asked me about the<
>circle at poverty point & my suggestion<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / POVERTY POINT)+
>was to google my previous essays /(see<
>profound"ancient american"mag. data)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>james dakin was architect of the old state<
>capitol at baton rouge…and the cavaroc<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ JAMES DAKIN ARCHT)+
>plantation house of our grandmother<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >for my new orleans research the small cottage<
>of marie laveau in st. anne street was down<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / MARIE LAVEAU)+
>the same street of our gruy g.g.grandfather<
>and there was an interesting family link<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MARIE'S HUSBAND'S MIDDLE+
+NAME WAS THE SAME AS<
>(dumini  /middle name, as<
>christoph dumini glapion)<
+OUR de GRUY ANCESTOR+
+PIERRE DUMINI de GRUY+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+(THEY WERE NEIGHBORS+
>(google : eugene ray<
>/glapion-/ louis xiv-/<
>madame maintenon)<
+of the ST. CHAS. PARISH)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu 



Thursday, September 18, 2014

LEARNING FROM MATISSE / architecture is situation not object

+COLOR=LIGHT=ENERGY+
+/ BIOTRONIC RADIANCE+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>radiant architecture, my vision w/ biotronic energy<
>has been aided by field trips to the south of france<
+(RADIANT ARCHITECTURE+
+/ SITUATION NOT OBJECT)+
>and in particular studying the life of artists there<
>artists are the best architects proven many times<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+"MATISSE :   A WAY OF LIFE+
+IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE"+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>is the book that i recommend for discussion<
>of the "world" of a very talented french<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ HENRI MATISSE)+
>artist at nice in the south of france<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ONE OF MY FAVORITE PLACES+
+IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE IS+
>(locus of degruy villeneuve<
>provencal duke ancestors)<
+MATISSE'S VENCE CHAPEL+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
>this great rizzoli book, translated from the french<
>written by jean bernard naudin is an impressive<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ VILLE FRANCHE+
>introduction into the ambience of a great artist<
>(jean cocteau chapel at villeneuve is near by)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >my two radiant wives, marian & marianne<
>loved the glorious beauty of the city >nice<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ PIERRE BONNARD+
>as much as i and so did many artists like<
>chagall, bonnard, matisse, & cocteau<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>one of the major reasons i selected lajolla to<
>build my silver ship was the radiant light so<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ SILVER SHIP STUDIO)+
>healthful coupled w/ the sea's negative ions<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>i spent much time in the matisse museum at >cimiez<
>studying the magic of the artist's metamorphosis of<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ COLOR & LIGHT+
>his seaside environment into his radiant paintings<
>(cimiez is a radiant suburb of ancient roman nice)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >matisse lived on the top floor of a hotel in nice<
>facing the sea and never returned to the north,<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ SOUTH OF FRANCE+
>of france where grey grim days are common<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >it is interesting that matisse discovered morocco<
>in nice, just as i discovered the mayan yucatan<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ MAYAN YUCATAN+
>in new orleans…which was vital to both of us<
>(eventually he went as far south as polynesia)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      

 >we are very nourished by matisse paintings of<
>fruit and flowers which we learn are fantastic<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY=
+/ RADIANT ENERGY+
>energy translators architects can learn from<
>(russian models were also vital to his day)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>it was buckminster fuller who suggested that<
>artists "open the doors" and yes, whatever<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ BUCKY FULLER+
>contributions i have made i thank artistry<
>(a table top central to his nice ambience)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ARTISTRY IS ESSENTIAL TO+
>(frank gehry turned down<
>u.s.c. as they refused to<
>put architecture in the<
>department of art)<
+TRANSCENDENTAL VISION+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu



















Wednesday, September 17, 2014

RADIANT ARCHITECTURE / my outline in the year 2000

+MEETING MATHEW HIGGINS+ (continued)
>i am very grateful that sdsu has hired andrew higgins<
>of london to teach in my old department as it is<
>clear from our initial discussion that andrew<
+(TEMPLAR and ST. BERNARD+
+DESIGN / SHROUD HISTORY+
+SO VITAL TO MY FAMILY)< 
>is familiar w / design french-linked history<
>that is harder for me to discuss normally<
>since that study has been euro focused<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+MATHEW HAS VISITED NEW ORLEANS+
+& HE TOLD ME HOW MUCH HE LIKED+
>(google : eugene ray /<
>dome sugar mill)<
+OUR OLD FRENCH FAMILY'S CITY+
+/ (TEMPLAR LINK IS PROFOUND)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
>to aid our discussion, tonight<
+"RADIANT ARCHITECTURE"+
>my letter of the year 2000 to architectural<
>scholars is a review of biotronic concepts<
>that i hope shall interest mathew higgins<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>from the outset of our discussion i want to make<
>clear my career was founded in building designs<
+(ART DEPT CREATIVE FOCUS+
+>ENCOURAGED< MY VISION)+
>i made using standard materials and practices<
>i had 20 years w/ much building experience<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the introduction of my outline of "radiant<
>architecture" was addressed to nicolai<
+(YEAR 2000 OUTLINE /+
+RADIANT CONCEPTS)+
>ouroussoff of the los angeles times<
>and other architectural scholars<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>it pleased me that reyner banham approved of<
>my research into biotronic energy in design &<
+(MARY BANHAM WAS AT+
+MY LONDON LECTURES)+
>mary banham continued this after his death<
>(my students competition wins as support)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >peter cook, dennis crompton & ron herron<
>were my initial academic friends in london<
+(DESIGN SCHOLARS @+
+ARCH. ASSOCIATION)+
>along w/ alvin boyarsky head of the a.a.<
>(archigram has been recently knighted)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >at the bartlett school my second lecture venue<
>in london two design scholars interest me very<
>much…professor birksted and his occult book<
+(DESIGN SCHOLARS @+
+BARTLETT SCHOOL)+
>on corbu and a book on >garden ruins< by<
>a bartlett prof whose name i cannot recall<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the first 10 pages of my hand written yr. 2000<
>review of "radiant architecture" expresses our<
+(RADIANT ARCHITECTURE+
+PROTOTYPES & PROJECTS)+
>evolution from louisiana to california oeuvre<
>(california was a perfect locus for my work)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >as i have written the new "apple" headquarters<
>at cupertino, california is like this space station<
+("DOUGHNUT" BIO-FORCE+
+FIELD RADIANT DESIGN)+
>design a reflection of biotronic energy research<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >organic architecture in the american west is<
>aided by the vast knowledge & history of<
+(NATIVE AMERICAN+
+ORGANIC VISION)+
>native american shaman insights & vision<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >a transcendental dimension of our design<
>vision was galvanized by my ufo sighting<
+("REALITY" IS ONLY+
+PARTIALLY SEEN)+
>in 1947 of a giant mothership at our home<
>(timothy goods books are a >"must read")<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the biotronic energy photographed in a tetra<
>hedral structure via kerlian photgography is<
+(BIOTRONIC ENERGY /+
+VIA KIRLIAN PHOTO)+
>one method of visualizing radiant energy<
>(it can also be measured by gauss meter)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>our de gruy french templar "genetic memory"<
>has played a strong role in my research in<
+(GENETIC MEMORY /+
+/AS  TIME MACHINE)+
>french orient forest, st. bernard research<
>(my passion for geomancy traced here)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
 >the final two pages of my year 2000 radiant<
>architecture review focuses on a center for<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ "DESERT INCIDENTS")+
>research & design called >"desert incidents"<
>initially conceived as a desert ufo museum<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >our radiant architecture museum "desert<
>incidents" is galvanized by technology<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ RADIANT CONCEPTS)+
>back engineered from ufo research w/<
>carbon fiber a fascinating new media<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+WUN CHOK BONG'S+
>kind dedication to my work in his new<
>monumental volumes on gothic design<
+(REMINDS ME OF 1985+
>exhibitions-publications<
+/>JAPAN & FRANCE<)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>and the arrival of prof mathew higgins<
>in san diego cause my aged heart to<
+BE VERY ENCOURAGED+
 >dialog with my blog<
+/>CHINA & ENGLAND+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+RADIANT GRATITUDE /+
>(octogenarian insights)<
+CHILD OF THE EARTH+ !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

MEETING MATHEW HIGGINS / new sdsu design professor

+PHILIP & ELVA ROSE MATZIGKEIT+
>were a joy to see at el ranchero restaurant last night<
>elva rose, philip's bride, is as raduant as her smile<
>and our evening was enriched meeting new sdsu<
+DESIGN PROFESSOR+
+MATHEW HIGGINS+
>who it pleased me to learn was a student at<
+ARCHITECTURAL+
+ASSOCIATION+
>plus<
+BARTLETT SCHOOL+
>famed architectural schools, where i<
>lectured in london in the 1990s for<
>peter cook & dennis crompton< 
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ARCH. ASSOCIATION &+
+BARTLETT ALSO THE+
>google : eugene ray<
>/ archigram<
+REYNER BANHAM+
+DESIGN SCHOOLS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >that is mary banham opposite me at dinner<
>in london after my lecture./a.a. prof dennis<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/  REYNER BANHAM)+
>crompton is sitting immediately to my left<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >just a few moments conversation w/ mathew<
>higgins, new sdsu design prof, and i knew he<
+(GOOGLE :  EUGENE RAY+
+/ STEINER GOETHANUM)+
>would know my lecture venues in europe<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i brought mathew my book "lecorbusier and<
> the occult" to emphasize my knights templar<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ UFO SIGHTING+
>family link & the impact of my ufo sighting<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >mathew higgins and elva rose were a joy to talk<
>to about my love of plantation history especially<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ PLANT KINGDOM+
>creole french culture back to old new orleans<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >mathew shall be teaching interior design and<
>we share that interest many times over with<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / LARRY URRUTIA)+
>my many projects in louisiana & california<
>(google : eugene ray / explorers gift shop)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i explained to mathew my interest in geomancy<
>via my families knights templar history in the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ TEMPLAR GEOMANCY)+
>orient forest w/ saint bernard de clairvaux<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >mathew should enjoy seeing my past blogs<
>about the silver ship studio design oeuvre<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ BIOTRONIC DESIGN)+
>w/ biotronic radiant prototype concepts<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>mathew has  visired new orleans which he likes<
>very much and i enjoyed telling him about my<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+TEMPLAR SUGAR MILL)+
>de gruy ancestors building this templar mill<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 >it is hard describing my biomorphic nola<
>design prototypes so i hope mathew has<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+BIOMORPHIC DESIGN)+
>a chance to see them on tonight's blog<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i had a chance to tell mathew how much<
>forests (jungles) meant to my memory<
+GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / ORIENT FOREST+
>from the orient forest to san souci<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >it was, of course in the jungle of the<
>barataria, south of new orleans that<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ BARATARIA JUNGLE)+
>jean baptiste de gruy pioneered<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 >this early ferro-cement biomorphic structure<
.was probably the best of my 60's louisiana<
+(GOOGLE :  EUGENE RAY+
+FERRO-CEMENT SHELLS)+
>designs…this reflects the transcendental<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>it pleased me very much that prof higgins<
>was so learned that he knew the book by<
>dan brown "the da vinci code" was a<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+HENRY LINCOLN BOOK)+
>reflection of the earlier lincoln book<
>"holy blood, holy grail" research<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THE JOY WAS TO FIND SOMEONE+
+WHO WOULD UNDERSTAND THE+
+VALUE OF MY RESEARCH INTO+
>(templar geomancy and the<
>design of gothic cathedrals<
>& over 200 monasteries)<
+OUR TEMPLAR FAMILY LINK w/+
+ST. BERNARD de CLAIRVAUX+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>eugene ray, mfa, architect<
>professor emeritus, sdsu<