Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Sunday, October 21, 2012

GIFT for THNOC-NEW ORLEANS six drawings/ five projects begin my gift on OCTOBER 26th 2012 ! ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ORIGINAL DRAWINGS GO BACK TO MY NOLA LOUISIANA ROOTS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ the oeuvre of a young architect in st. tammany parish louisiana ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ IN MEMORY OF MY PATRONS john lawrence & robert heck of TULANE & LOUISIANA STATE U.

                      +GIFT TO THNOC+
      >the historic new orleans collection<
               >eugene ray mfa architect<
               >professor emeritus, sdsu<
                 (professor tulane and lsu)
                  +ORIGINAL DRAWINGS+
                     +RENDERINGS AND+
                      +LITHO NEGATIVES
             >dozens of original drawings<
                          >for many<
                   +RADIANT PROJECTS+
              >go back to my roots in the<
                     +NOLA VIEUX CARRE+
      >home of my ray/degruy and cavaroc<
           >ancestors, where i worked and<
                  +BUILT THREE PROJECTS+
            >publication is the goal of our<
           >archival effort and we reserve<
                >this right for dave fobes<
                    >sdsu/thnoc and lsu<
             >who shall hold and conserve<
                >the original documenta<
           >dave fobes has photographed<
            >all of these drawings for the<
                       +SDSU ARCHIVE+
                >mr robert ray in charge<

                        +SIX PHOTOS+
                >five projects from decade<
              >new orleans and covington<
                    >st. tammany parish<

        #1)        +RADIANT STUDIO+
                >prismacolor on blueline<
        >first design for the ray residence<
                 +SANSOUCI FOREST+
             >near the bogue falaya river<
                    >st tammany parish<
                   >drawn in covington<

        #2)   +PERRY RESIDENCE+
             >graphite on vellum original<
                +PATIO LIVING ROOM+
         >original concept perspective for<
         >my first african-american client<
               >(drawn in new orleans)<

         #3)#4)     +HOLY CROSS+
                    >graphite on vellum<
          >the second design for a shelter<
             >at holy cross highschool in<
                       +NEW ORLEANS+
              >for my college friend chris<
                   >friedrichs landscape<
                        >architect, nola< 

       #5)       +DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC+    
                 >prismacolor on blueline<
            >perspective rendering for the<
              >covington diagnostic clinic<
                >post and beam addition<

       #6)        +BOOTHE RESIDENCE+
              >graphite on vellum original<
            >this residence along with the<
              >clinic addition are my first<
                   >buildings in covington<
                  +AS ARCHITECT SAVED+
                    +CLIENTS MANY $$$+
               (>the best was yet to come<
                  >in those crucial years<)
                >oregon state/lsu/tulane<
                     >ultimately at sdsu<
         +& 1965 LSU TEACHING POSITION+
           >tulane/sdsu teaching positions<
               +FOLLOWED IN 1967-1969+

                >produced concurrently<
                   +ARE VITAL TO THIS+

                 gene ray, lajolla, california

               >eugene ray, mfa, architect<
                >professor emeritus, sdsu<

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