Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Friday, May 29, 2015

ORGANIC ARCHITECTURE / since 1959, "radiant architecture" advent

+FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT+
>my >architectural hero since i was 16 years old<
>died in 1959, the year i earned my architectural<
>license and the >year our son derek was born<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT)+
>"organic architecture" wright's design vision<
>was on track & i added "radiant architecture"<
>which >expands the concept scientifically<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+GEORGE GUARDIEFF+
>was a >russian philosopher whose theories had<
>links w/ the knights templar, rosicrucian vision<
+(RUDOLF STEINER VISION+
+LINKS EARLY 20TH CENT)+
>and influence on olgivana, frank lloyd wright<
>& madame blavatski (madre grandi linkage)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+"RADIANT ARCHITECTURE"+
>my contribution >expands organic architecture<
>revealing its living >vibratory physical reality<
+(EVERYTHING IS+
+IN >VIBRATION)+
>"cosmic consciousness" was my >inspiration<
>"the gods machines"< research is very vital<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                     
 >the philosophers organic architecture was on track<
>but my discovery of biotronic radiant architecture<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / WUN CHOK BONG)+
>has been supported by wun chok bong's research<
>published in his great book "the god's machines<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >my friend, the great architectural historian<
>reyner banham, was on track w/ "theory<
>& design in the first machine age" but<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / REYNER BANHAM)+
>my work w/ biotronic concepts won<
>his heart >when he lectured for us<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >my mfa thesis exhibition at tulane was<
>shown just before 69 moon landing &<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS)+
>signaled cosmic consciousness as the<
>primary factor >fueling my oeuvre<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >dirk sutro, joined >carol olten & andrea hoffman<
>in writing generous newspaper articles about my<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+RADIANT ARCHITECTURE)+
>"radiant architecture" design theory but it takes<
>this nightly blog to explain all theory concepts<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^          
 >at sdsu my design effort predicted "radiant<
>architecture" where biotronic volumes are<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY<
> / FIBER OPTIC DESIGN)+
>first in consideration but also structures<
>where floors and walls light structures<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >intense research reveals the ancient egyptians<
>used electricity and electro magnetism in their<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / ELECTROMAGNETICS)+
>transcendent manifestation< civilization & w/<
>amazing scholarship "god's machines" shows<
>the powerful impact on their radiant concepts<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >"nature is our best guide" was my suggestion<
>to our students & graduate students and it is<
>my reward daily to hear from many sdsu<
+(NATURE IS OUR+
+>BEST GUIDE<)+
>alums like will ackel, arati rangswamy,<
>mike mahan, dave fobes etc, etc, etc,.<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >the famed french court historian saint simon<
>married into the orient forest house of "gruy"<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+FRENCH COSMIC VISION)+
>was able to record the influence of ancient<
>civilizations on the >french cosmic vision<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i am leaving on this earth a large archive of<
>architectural & metaphysical graphics at lsu<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / "AFRICAN PLAN")+
>thnoc & sdsu that will be available to those<
>scholars who will illuminate future vision<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i am pleased that my >constructed oeuvre<
>was large enough to provide examples of<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / FIBER OPTIC DESIGN)+
>fiber optics and other advanced concepts<
>that might otherwise go neglected, / lost<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+PROFESSOR >ROBERT HECK+
+BRILLIENT LSU HISTORIAN+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>greatly honored, was my original patron<
>in hiring me to >teach and exhibit at lsu<
+(SIMILAR TO TULANE+
+DEAN >LAWRENCE<)+
>(prof heck was expert on la. churches &<
>leader in magnolia mound preservation)< 
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+I GAVE LSU LIBRARY VIA+
>(original renderings)<
+PROFESSOR HECK'S KIND+
>(lsu library >lists all of<
>this material on www<
>see my facebook pg<)<
+INVITATION CONTENTS+
>(3 exhibitions there)<
+OF MY 1ST EXHIBITION+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professoremeritis, sdsu

Thursday, May 28, 2015

ALCHEMY & ROSICRUCIANS / domes, biomorphics, biotronics

+GRATITUDE TO WILL ACKEL+
>for his email revealing an alchemy exhibition<
>at the impressive rosicrucian museum park in<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / ROSICRUCIAN)+
>san jose ca., june 20, 2015,  (6:30 pm EDT)<
 >(i published the details on the blog tuesday)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+COMPUTER GRAPHICS+
>was will's talent in the early days of the<
>use of computers in san diego and will<
+(WILL WAS COMPUTER+
+GRAPHIC >PIONEER<)
>pioneered that use with the first ucsd<
>computer >(see photo #10 for that)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ROSICRUCIAN MUSEUM<
>in san jose california is where i >purchased<
>the >"arcadia" book and >egyptian artistry<
>is a powerful factor of the collection there<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >many >students remember my describing<
>ideal nirvana settings "arcadian" & i was<
+("ARCADIA"< BOOK FROM+
+ROSICRUCIAN< MUSEUM)+
>delighted to discover this "arcadia" book<
>at the wonderful >rosicrucian museum<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>john dee of england was queen elizabeth I<
>FAMED ALCHEMIST+
>astrologer, & respected >seer of his time<
>featured in the rosicrucian arcadian book<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+WILL WAS MY DESIGN STUDENT+
+& FRIEND IN THOSE LATE 1980S+
>(marianne & i are >making<
>plans to be at the opening<
>if things work out well)< !
+& I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING+
+HIM AT THE ALCHEMY EXHIBIT+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >an ideal community i designed for the<
>madre grande abbey for >jacumba ca<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ RADIANT CONCEPTS)+
>reveals radiant architecture concepts<
>perfect for templars & rosicrucians<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >rudolf steiner >designed his early foundation<
>headquaters w/ domes as the primary element<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / RUDOLF STEINER)+
>this followed the knights templar tradition &<
>rosicrucian >architecture tradition followed<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >this design was made for a brilliant scholar<
>of hermetic & esoteric history which gave<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / RAMMED EARTH)+
>me encouragement for a >design concept<
>w/ rammed earth as the primary element<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

>ferro cement >monocoque< shell structure was<
>my early approach to organic california design<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+FERRO CEMENT SHELL)+
>for >arid desert landscapes and this example<
>was my first 1970s radiant architecture use<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in new orleans of the 1960s this ferro cement<
>design for holy cross high school was the 1st<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+BIOMORPHIC STRUCTURE)+
>effort i made for a >biomorphic structure for<
>louisiana (i had designed one for w. virginia)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>(my original design for a >church, library<
+(GOOGLE :>>> EUGENE RAY /+
+TEMPLAR DOMES & CONES)+
>and observatory for madre grande abbey)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >this is the design that will ackel using the<
>first computer at ucsd capable, developed<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>/ MADRE GRANDE)+
>his own program to create a >perspective<
>based on my >designs for madre grande<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >araty rangswamy our sdsu grad alumnus<
>designed >excellent thesis prototypes w/<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+/ KIT OF PARTS DESIGN)+
>octet truss >kit of parts framing that would<
>provide >affordable do it yourself houses<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >alchemy has an excellent history in paris<
>and i have written much about fulcanelli<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ ALCHEMY IN PARIS)+
>and other experts like the >sons of the<
>developer of the suez canal, leseppes<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >alchemy and metaphysics presents a link<
>w/ ancient knowledge going back to the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>>/ STONEHENGE)+
>egyptians, sumerians & druid builders<
>of >stonehenge in western england<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+CONGRATULATIONS+
>eo our son derek a. ray who last night was<
>honored at the school board meeting with<
>cirtificates & other honors as the del mar<
+(DEREK A. RAY, DELMAR<
+>>TEACHING AWARDS)<
>district "employee of the year" for his<
>teaching excelence for special ed kids<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+DEREK'S SHUTTERFLY BOOKS+
+ON BEIJING & SHANGHAI ARE+
>(text & photos >by derek<
>from his recent journey)<
+also PUBLISHED & AVAILABLE+
+(GOOGLE READER ARTICLES)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu




Wednesday, May 27, 2015

ARTISTRY VIA INTERNET / alchemy exhibition, san jose, ca., 6/20/15

+DEAR FRIENDS+
>important "homage"<
>w/ >deep gratitude<
^^^^^^^^^^^^

+BLOGSPOT / GOOGLE+
+YOUTUBE / APPLE+
+&>> FACEBOOK+
>synergize daily<
>to help me and<
+ARE MY TREASURES+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>remember the >original<
>questions of >gauguin<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+WHO ARE WE,  WHERE FROM+
+WHERE DO WE GO? / (I ADD)+
>(vital expansive essence)<
+WHAT DID WE DO and +
+WHAT DID WE LEARN+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>please check out my Facebook page<
>to see how internet offers expansive<
+(APPLE, >> BLOGSPOT+
+FACEBOOK, GOOGLE+
+&>>  YOUTUBE)+
>media synergizing for much benefit<
>(synchronicity has blessed my life)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >my "homage" includes you, my viewers w/<
>friends in europe, asia, california, louisiana<
+(HOMAGE TO YOU+
+MY OLD FRIENDS+
+>SEE END NOTE<)+
>& elsewhere (hi tom davis), & importantly<
>dave fobes aid<, (and marianne's web tv)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >castles are my >passion as you know and<
>cabrieres in languedoc, restored by emma<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / CABRIERES CASTLE)+
>calve (to be near rev. sauniere) restored &<
>found its merovingian secrets & treasure<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i am quite aware formal religion makes some<
>you uncomfortable but please understand my<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / SHROUD OF TURIN)+
>approach to the shroud of turin presence in<
>our >ancestors history is that >"historical"<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >rougemont monastery built near gruyere by<
>the first count (1st crusade gratitude) is vital<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / ROUGEMONT ABBEY)+
>because of its link w/ bernard de clairvaux<
>vision, architecture<, and printing presses<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >one of several castles of the counts de gruyere<
>in their large swiss region above lake geneva<
>remind of their link to the savoy bresse duke<
+(GRUY-SAVOY->BRESSE+
+TIE / SHROUD OF TURIN)+
>who owned the shroud of turin & linked w/<
>grandson king francois I & leonardo da vinci<
>(the swiss region of the new hadron collider)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the french in the yucatan also fascinate me<
>especially augustus le plongeon who was<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+CATHERWOOD / UXMAL)+
>able to find the chakmool using esp and<
>w/ wife alice dixon >photograph ruins<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in new orleans, marian & i, (photographed<
>by john messina), rented lloyd ray's old apt<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY+
+NEW ORLEANS / TULANE)+
>as i taught at >tulane architecture & earned<
>a mfa developing >radiant biotronic design<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i was fascinated by the essence of our creole<
>roots in old new orleans & created graphics<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+METAPHYSIC GRAPHICS)+
>via metaphysical xerographic multiples to<
>send to patrons via >correspondence art<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in europe, every summer after the paris biennale<
>of 1985 i was able to absorb spiritual essence of<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+NIGHT TRAIN TO PARIS)+
>our french latin romand heritage & this graphic<
>expresses a >transcendental night train journey<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the island of capri is where roman emperors<
>were able to find >nirvana in the sun & sea<
+ITALIANS & >HYDRO+
+SOLAR THERAPY are+
+SYNERGY >COMBO+
>marian & marianne my beloved wives also<
>loved this & i learned italian resort design<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >it was in the veneto canal district near venice<
>where i found the >perfect "modern" italian<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / PALLADIO VILLA)+
>villa ( poiana) designed by the great palladio<
>although badly >changed is still my favorite<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >at new orleans our de gruy ancestors plantation<
>was like their >ancestors chateau< in the orient<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>de GRUY DOME MILL)+
>forest destroyed by war / note the domed sugar<
>mill to the left of the pond, >unique & radiant<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >this ancient map of france's regions (before<
>france) clearly shows ancient burgundy as<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+BURGUNDY- CHAMPAGNE)+
>a vital region >(ray castle, turin shroud) &<
>champagne also vital (degruy-orient forest<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+SYNCHRONISTICALLY+
>the gruy, savoy, bresse, ray >history in old<
>france has >profound links w/ bernard de<
>clairvaux, templar architecture & shroud<
>of turin radiance (image via biotronics)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+NEW ALCHEMY MUSEUM+ !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>radiant information from old friend<
>and alumnus will ackel regarding<
>the opening of an exhibition @<
+(ALCHEMY EXHIBIT+
+SAN JOSE CA., 6/20)+
>rosicrucian egyptian museum<
>in san jose, california 6/20/15<
>at>>>> 6:30 pm in EDT<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ANTICIPATING A >NEW+
>(julie scott,  grand master<
>dennis hauck,   alchemist<
>#1 u.s. alchemy museum)<
+>ALCHEMY MUSEUM<+ !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
http//www.bayareafamilycalendar.com/

+(POST /  BAY AREA+
+FMLY CALENDAR)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>(sounds very >exciting as i<
+(GOOGLE MUSEUM)+
>have seen this museum and<
>google : eug ray / alchemy)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THANKS MUCH WILL+ !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu





Tuesday, May 26, 2015

ROMAND ROOTS / counts of gruyere (1000 yrs to my work)

+GENETIC MEMORY+
>filled my psyche each time i sat down at<
>my "silver ship" drawing board & i try<
+(EACH NIGHT'S >BLOG+
+ART & LIFE SYNERGY)+
>to share my life & work w/ you via the<
>photos & text of >each night's" blog"<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+GOOGLE+
>"S.A.S. don lorenzo de medici en toscana"<
>for the most powerful documentary video<
+(LAST MEDICI RETURNS+
+TO HIS TUSCAN ROOTS)+
 >of "genetic memory" i have ever seen &<
>can relate so >deeply w/ this syndrome<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+TONIGHTS BLOG+
>focuses on this phenomena, especially as<
>it relates to my passion & design of villas<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / GENETIC MEMORY)+
>oriented to plant kingdom needs of our<
>ancestors of france, italy, swiss blood<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


 >for over 1000 years the >castle of the counts<
>of gruyere has >radiated energy into our dna<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ COUNTS OF GRUYERE)+
>memory bank & twice w/ my beloved wives<
>i have returned to soak >every essence there<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >little known is this >design i made for the<
>livingsto parish, louisiana >court house &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ LIVINGSTON PARISH)+
>the parish hospital that i designed that was<
>built in a remote region e. of baton rouge<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the lush, fertile >barataria region in the jungle<
>south of new orleans (see "temple" lower left)<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+/ BARATARIA JUNGLE)+
>is where our degruy(ere) ancestors 1st built &<
>their knights templar >dome mill on the river<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the indian temple on the degruy(ere) plantation<
>expressed the mayan "genetic essence" carried<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ MAYAN INFLUENCE)+
>to louisiana by early yucatan immigrants who<
>transnavigated the gulf in giant dugout canoes<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

 >this california villa designed for a >sdsu professor<
>w/ powerful italian dna expresses my devotion to<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / PIERUCCI VILLA)+
>the romand roots of our castle genetic memory as<
>found in the medici video & this blog references<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 >this is gruyere in the snow of the christmas<
>season (see the distant castle) & i ask you<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+CHALAMALA / GRUYERE)+
>to google my "visionary" text about this<
>castle (chalamala at an ancient christmas)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >early graphics of >caffegulio in the mugello<
>bring memory of leonardo da vinci & king<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / KING RENE D'ANJOU)+
>rene de anjou who constructed the medici<
>library for the father, cosimo de medici<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i don't have an image tonight of cosimo<
>de medici's villa il trebio in the mugello<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / COSIMO D'MEDICI)+
>it is even older then caffegulio / these 2<
>villas began the history of italian villas<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the castle of "lorenzo il magnifico" in the hills<
>of the "mugello" above florence is my favorite<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+CAFFEGULIO VILLA)+
>& i once rented a car in florence to photograph<
>this magnificent villa along w/ his fathers villa<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^                
 >i was very impressed w/ the exterior wall<
>pebble surfacing in some of the villas of<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+TUSCAN CIVILIZATION)+
>tuscany and also w/ the very civilized<
>feeling of all people-plant symbiotics<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >destrehan plantation at >new orleans just up<
>river from our >foucher (degruy) plantation<
>at tulane univ-audubon park is extremely<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+DESTREHAN PLANTATION)+
>important to the history of new orleans<
>as it is as a link to our degruy ancestors<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>little did i know all this when i opened<
>my architectural office in the autumn<
>of 1959 / it took ten years of intense<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / AUTUMN 1959 OFFICE)+
>internet research to reveal the facts i<
>share nightly (all well documented)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+FIVE YEARS INTENSE DESIGN+
+& CONSTRUCTION OF EARLY+
+MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN+
>(scholarship gave me a<
>leadership role in the<
>1st modern concepts<
>north of new orleans)<
+MY >ANCESTORS MILIEU 35+
+MILES N. OF NEW ORLEANS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>dean lawrence saw my early<
>architecture when he drove<
>through covington in 1960<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+(HE HIRED ME >IN 1967<+
+IT WAS IN >THE STARS)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu