Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

                    >by ernest burden<
             >is a book i am proud to be<
                 >published in but unlike<
                     >others in the book<
                +MOST OF WHAT I DREW+
                   +I PLANNED TO BUILD+
            >this was especially vital in the<
                     +SANSOUCI FOREST+
                        >the concept of<
                     +P R O T O T Y P E S+
                 >WAS MY DESIGN PLAN+
         >in california i believed my prime<
             >task was to open doors and<
                  +PUSH THE ENVELOPE+

                         +FIVE PHOTOS+
              >in my lajolla studio reveal<
               >approaches to architecture<
                 >over the california years<

     #1)            +1980 EXHIBITION+
      >revealed a variety of experimental<
           >and constructed designs in a<
             >covering twenty-five years<

      #2)               +UNISPHERE+
            >universal spheroid prototype<
               >twenty-five foot diameter<
             >emphasized radiant energy<
                 >in the spherical volume<
                               >of the<
                  >(affordable houseboat)<

        #3)              +RESEARCH+
         >always vital to prototype design<
            >has been aided by many new<
             >et technology in egypt and<
                >bosnia etc. is fascinating<

         #4            +COMISSIONS+
             >this one In los angeles for a<
                 >hollywood set builder<
             >took much of my time in the<
                         +1980s DECADE+

         #5)            +SILVER SHIP+
             >design and construction was<
                >important to that decade<
                         +DAVE FOBES+
              >seen here w/ myself in the<
                   >silver ship "trenches"<
                          +ROGER UTT+
                >seen in the background<
                   >(all was hand work)<
            (>dave celebrates his birthday<
                            +LOOKS 30+ !
                  >during this very week<)

               +DESIGN EFFORT WITH HIS+
                 >(s.d. childrens museum)<
                       +SDSU STUDENTS+

                 gene ray, lajolla, california

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

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