Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Saturday, April 25, 2015

RADIANCE IN FRANCE / we found nirvana in our roots

+FRENCH LIGURIA /+
+(ARTIST'S HAVEN)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>from menton to antibes was my >environmental<
>passion for many years and i first saw it through<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+>> / GENETIC MEMORY)+
>the eyes of picasso, matisse and bonnard long<
>before i was actually able to explore it myself<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER+
>where our bresse ancestors >built the fortress<
>and the giant templar ship to pursue saracens<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT  /+
>(please google)<
+ / VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER)+
>i have stayed & written much about, focused<
>on the cocteau chapel w/ secret sion symbols<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+"BONNARD AT LE CANNET"+
>is a magnificent book that gives us a view<
>of a great artist's powerful place interface<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+>> / PIERRE BONNARD)+
>in this case >"le bosquet"< his home high<
>above cannes on the radiant riviera coast<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
>"le bosquet" has been coverted into a bonnard<
>museum since >marian and i were there in the<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+ / MARIAN OLSEN RAY)+
>1980s / le cannet is a suburb of cannes france<
>(marian died in 2003 after 48 yrs of marriage)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>"le bosquet" was >bonnard & his companion<
>marthe's home from the >20s to the 50s / she<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+>> / FRENCH LIGURIA)+
>died there in the >1940s during the 2nd ww<
>the plant life was very important to bonnard<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>(please see an excellent group of >color<
>photos of >le bosquet"on my facebook<
>reflecting bonnard's >spiritual powers)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>after the war the great >magnum photographer<
>henri cartier bresson went looking for bonnard<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+ / LE CANNET FRANCE)+
>and found him alone except for the dachshund<
>dog of marthes to which he was very devoted<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>cannes is a fabulous reflection of the radiance<
>found environmentally on the french riviera &<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+>>> / FRENCH RIVIERA)+
>given a chance i would be there as we speak<
>the mise en scene is >absolutely spectacular<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>bonnard painted the views from le cannet<
>to the sea many times and i am reminded<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+>>> / CLAUDE MONET)+
>of the paintings of claude monet in italy<
>at bordeghera / radiant w/ vege-lighr<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >marian and i started our pilgrimages to france<
>in 1985 w/ the invitation to the paris biennale<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+>>> / PARIS BIENNALE)+
>& loved it so much we returned almost every<
>year until her death just after christmas 2003<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >i had admired bonnard's painting technique<
>for many years expanding the power of the<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+ / TRANSCENDENTAL)+
>light by >mottling the pigment in a soft and<
>very french fauve manner, winning the day<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>bonnard loved to paint marthe in very domestic<
>bathing scenes in which their plain bathroom<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+ / RADIANT CONCEPTS)+
>suddenly became paradisal w/ color & light<
>& plain marthe became a french movie star<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >we are reminded of this photo by nilly gill<
>that just outside in bonnard's garden was a<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+/ SENTIENT CREATURES)+
>jungle of sentient plant life and many birds<
>and insects each >radiant and magnificent<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i am reminded of the residence i designed<
>for the new orleans artist gale wilty which<
+(EUGENE RAY ARCHITECT+
>(please google)<
+> / WILTY RESIDENCE)+
>has a living room patio filled w/ plants &<
>hanging >lights cut from ceramic vases<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+LIVING ROOMS FILLED+
+W/ >SENTIENT PLANTS+
>(bonnard was a small<
>man w/ huge vision)<
+& MARTHE'S BODY IS+
+BONNARDS >DREAM+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>for a blog covering >"hotel splendid" a<
>beautiful & atmospheric old hotel near<
>"le suquet" thé vieux carre of cannes<
>where marianne & i stayed, google<
+(EUGENE RAY >>>  / +
+"HOTEL SPLENDID")+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu








Friday, April 24, 2015

NICOLA TESLA WAS CORRECT/ biotronic energy is very important

+"POWER SYSTEM OF THE GODS"+
>is a very special book by >david hatcher childress<
>& synergises beautifully w/ "the gods machines"<
+(DAVID CHILDRESS >IS AN+
+"ANCIENT ALIENS">STAR+
+AUTHOR / MANY BOOKS)+
>by wun chok bong (i discussed this w/ childress)<
>biotronic energy is very important to architecture<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+A VERY TALL OBELISK IS+
+NOW SEEN OBOVE MARS+
>(this is definitely an<
>artificial< structure)
+IT CASTS LONG SHADOWS+
+I SAW THIS >YESTERDAY+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the famed engineer & ufo expert bob wood phd<
>w/ his dedicated son ryan sponsored a ufo conf<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / ROBERT WOOD, phd)+
>for many years devoted to crash histories of<
>ufos and my brother walker & i attended<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >a must read for understanding "cosmic consciousness"<
>in relationship to my personal ufo sighting of 1947 is<
+(GOOGLE : RYAN WOOD+
+ / "MAGIC EYES ONLY")+
>the book "magic eyes only" by ryan wood, son of<
>the famed engineer-physicist robert wood, phd<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >fascinating new developments in the >ufo history<
>involve many radiant spheres of plasma of which<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+RADIANT UFO SPHERES)+
>some are seen & photographed over the giant<
>"crop circle" symbology fields world wide<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the ufo craft i saw in 1947 seemed metallic but<
>today nebulous plasma ufo are seen.. ( i saw a)<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+RADIANT ARCHITECTURE)+
(fascinating photo yesterday).. my reaction was<
>a program of design of "radiant architecture"<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >this brillient german conical-sphere long precedes<
>fuller's geodesics and i believe that somehow the<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+/ GEODESIC STRUCTURE)+
>germans had knowledge of biotronic energy and<
>this fits that germans had ufo technological info<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >everything is made of energy & david childress<
>has produced this >valuable read that has made<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / BIOTRONIC ENERGY)+
>a profound effort to cover the biotronic history<
>of structures world wide preceding our work<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >wun chok bong has constructed a >convincing<
>argument documenting egyptian obelisk design<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / EGYPTIAN OBELISKS)+
>as used for transferring electromagnetic energy<
>from planet earth energy to >spaceship energy<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >david childress has also provided illustrations of<
>obelisks on mars, as above, which coordinates<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / MARS OBELISKS)+
>w/ recent giant mars obelisk photographs that<
>i was impressed to see in a youtube video<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>nicola tesla was correct w/ his amazing concept<
>of biotronic energy towers to energize craft to<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / NICOLA TESLA)+
>carry earthlings anywhere… >of course texas<
>oil men were not keen on his brilliant concept<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >my first california >kit of parts residence<
>concept was the >volkswagen of houses<
+*GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>>>/ KIT OF PARTS)+
>it was sent to >purchasers door in a box<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >it required the lifestyle of a sahdie with<
>strong electromagnetic biotronic energy<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / AERODYNE DESIGN)+
>/ meditation & yoga are a daily regimen<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >as early as the early 1970s i had developed<
>a design project to utilize biotronic energy<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / UNIVERSAL SPHEROID)+
>in >spherical-domical volumes starting w/<
>geodesics evolving to openable enclosure<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+TWO EXELLENT OBITUARIES+
+OF >NIKKI BARRANGER ARE+
>(read about his brave effort<
>for racial harmony in 60s<
>small southern la. town)<
+NOW ON MY FACEBOOK PG+
+IT WILL >WIN YOUR HEART+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu

















Thursday, April 23, 2015

DOMES ARE SPECIAL / radiant architecture / clairvaux to fuller at sdsu

+KIT-OF-PARTS APPROACH+
>to architecture won awards for my students<
>at LSU in the 1960s and at SDSU in the<
+(ARATI RANGSWAMY+
+THESIS WAS STRONG+
+VERY ECONOMICAL)+
>1980s…additionally, focus on biotronics<
>caused >good health factors to be vital<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^            

+BUCKMINSTER FULLER+
>was an inspiration to our >environ design program<
>his 4i/2 hour lectures were special brain expanders<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+BUCKMINSTER FULLER)+
>i treasure a copy of his sky ocean world map he< 
>sent us w/ a letter during my >first year at sdsu<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THE WHOLE EARTH CATALOG+
>was a fabulous reference book for our program<
>(check it out in good libraries) it rightfully won<
>the pulitzer prize for >stewart brand the author<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+WHOLE EARTH CATALOG)+
>and it was a great boost for buckminster fuller<
>recommending all of fullers >profound books<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >"metropolis" magazine published an excellent<
>article on fullers accomplishments long after<
+(GOOGLE :>>> EUGENE RAY /+
+FULLER SDSU CONFERENCE)+
>he left this earth and the >fuller organization<
>selected our sdsu program for a final honor<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >it is very synchronistic that buckminster fuller<
>was developing geodesic domes just when we<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / GEODESIC DOMES)+
>came along to use them in our >designs for an<
>affodable, strong house for >ease to assemble<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >oor sdsu classroom in the 1970s was the<
>setting for many alternative concepts for<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+SDSU ENVIRON DESIGN)+
>strong affordable housing prototypes &<
>geodesic domes were >very important<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >domes were just a part of our >lexicon of<
>affordable tensile prototype designs / here<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+ EARTH DAY STRUCTURE)+
>my friend & >student asst. ralph bowman<
>(r) studies a pyramid frame of waste pipe<
>(yes, thats the >prof-designer in middle)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>my personal use of tensile structure is large<
>& this design for an sdsu archeological site<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / LAMELLA ROOF)+
>cover makes use of a lamella framing very<
>similar to geodesics & the silver ship roof<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >perhaps the largest use i made of >geodesic framing<
>was for this multi-use structure for the madre grande<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / MADRE GRANDE)+
>monastery (chapel, observatory, library) this very<
>early computer rendering by alumnus will ackell<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >arati rangswamy, one of our >excellent sdsu<
>alum grad students (now architect) is seen in<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ ARATY RANGSWAMY)+
>the 90s w/ her thesis of a tetrahedral frame<
>affordable kit-of-parts self assembly house<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >although not seen on this model photograph,<
>my design for an art & architecture building<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+ART & ARCH BUILDING)+
>for >s.w. louisiana univ. in hammond has a<
>geodesic dome cover over the exhibit space<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the most affordable, >strongest & spacious<
>design i made for kit of parts self assembly<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+KIT OF PARTS DESIGNS)+
>housing for sloped california rocky sites<
>was this double dome radiant prototype<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>my design for a yogurt shop for larry uruttia<
>expressed my love for >fiber optic< tensile<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>>> / FIBER OPTIC)+
>structure & this dining area was beautifully<
>crafted by silver ship alums >fobes & jung<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the >octet truss roof frame i designed for the<
>iran library international competition project<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ IRAN LIBRARY COMP)+
>was covered w/ blue plexiglass roof vaults /<
>lara & matsuhisa beautifully crafted model<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+BERNARD de CLAIRVAUX TO+
>(via le doux, gaudi, wright etc)<
+BUCKMINSTER FULLER-OUR+
>(sacred >templar< architecture<
>becomes >radiant architecture<
>thanks to organic architecture)<
+DEVELOPMENT OF RADIANT+
>(see eugene ray / radiant arch)<
+CONCEPTS MOVES >AHEAD+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>note : please google the oral history<
>made by susan resnik phd for sdsu<
>focused on my life & work- / also<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ SDSU INTERVIEW PDF)+
>the digitization of my slides is to<
>be completed soon, i am filled<
>W/ MUCH GRATITUDE< !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu



















Wednesday, April 22, 2015

WHILE WE SLEEP / vital cosmic developments become essence

+"ANCIENT ALIENS"+
>the popular television documentary has had<
>profound programing about native american<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / COSMIC SPACE SHIPS)+
>fascination w/ the plieades as a link w/ their<
>origins which relates to the beliefs of others<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+"POVERTY POINT"+
>as an example the ancient native american<
>city ruin in northern louiana near our ray<
+(NOW the YOUNGBLOOD+
+BRESTON PLANTATION)+
>bresse cotton plantation contains links<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / POVERTY POINT)+
>w/ the mayan african ET gulf history<
>containing much >cosmic evidence<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+AUGUSTUS LE PLONGEON+
+SUGGESTED THE MAYAN+
>(google :> eugene ray /<
>augustus le plongeon)<
+EGYPT LINK LONG AGO+
+AND MUST BE SMILING+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >there is much evidence for >egyptian links<
>w/ >extraterrestrials and >mayan cultures<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ EGYPT-NUBIAN LINKS)+
+one of my favorites is the >egyptian relics<
>found in a cave of giants in grand canyon<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >"nature is our best guide" was my suggestion<
>to sdsu students designing structures in desert<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+ORGANIC ARCHITECTURE)+
>and mountain >california conditions and our<
>most profound solutions resulted biomorphic<
 >some day my 12 page explanatory letter to a<
>famed >los angeles times architectural critic<
+(GOOGLE :>>> EUGENE RAY /+
+CHRISTOPHER HAWTHORN)+
>christopher hawthorne about radiant design<
>concepts shall aid the >writing of a book<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >(it was the year 2000 celebrations that<
>caused me to compose this vital letter)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >(in a way this letter laid the ground<
>work for this radiant nightly blog)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >first i had to explain to christopher hawthorne<
>the history of radiant architecture in biotronics<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >(christopher hawthorne's >education in<
>standard schools >limited< knowledge)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >this overview manuscript written by hand<
>ends w/ an explanation of the >design for<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / DESERT INCIDENTS+
>"desert incidents" a large circular museum<
>of back engineered monocoque structures<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >at san diego state university i perfected<
>biotronic energy concepts i had started<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / BIOTRONIC ENERGY)+
>ln the sansouci forest & new orleans<
>that shall become popular after i die<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >despite the importance of the work in bio<
>tronic energy prototypes i continued the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+ / PICTORS RESTAURANT)+
>design & construction of many new<
>architectural >projects in san diego<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >our sdsu environmental design students<
>won several important competitions in<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+/ SDSU ENVIRON DESIGN)+
>southern california and >each year we<
>constructed several design exhibitions<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>i am grateful for the kind comments ref<
>my homage to nikki barranger…it was<
>important to recognize >artistic genius<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / RANDOLPH J. RAY JR)+
>and i learned this about my brother<
>ranny who died on a trailways bus<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+(RANNY WAS MY >INTRODUCTION+
+TO CREOLE METAPHYSIC GENIUS)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>he was the most talented person<
>i had ever known  / first mentor<
>(charles gayarre comes to mind)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+FOR YEARS WE >RECEIVED LONG+
+LETTERS from >DEVOTED PEOPLE+
>(after >artist-seers die people<
>come out of the woodwork<
>missing their 3rd eye vision)<
+WHO COULDN'T BELEIVE OF HIS+
+DEATH ON A >TRAILWAYS BUS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu