Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Monday, November 26, 2012

NEW ORLEANS TROPIC DESIGN= built near degruy plantation site ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ LIVING ROOM-PATIO RESIDENCE post & beam structure w/tropical central garden >RADIANT HEART ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 5 PHOTOS REVEAL INNOVATION /greenhouse concept for radiant living energy=>PLANT

       >to tom davis for remarkable set of<
          >patent drawings of his talented<
             >hand over many prof. years<
        >marianne and i shall take a short<
          >autumn holiday until thursday<
               >thanks for your patience<
           >tonight's five photos are taken<
            >w/ a hand held camera late at<
                   +PHOTOS of PHOTOS+
              >night and are not as sharp<
                 >as we would like them<
                         +DAVE FOBES+
           >has offered to scan a selection<
               >of these smaller graphics<
                    >in the near future<
                     >(blog/web layout)<
                 +SCHEDULE AT S.D.S.U.+ !

                   +TONIGHTS PHOTOS+
             >tropical modern residence<
                 >in new orleans suberb<
              >published times picayune<
                   >sunday rotogravure<

       #1)      +TROPIQUE-MAGIQUE+
          >post and beam structure with<
              >central living room patio<
                    +RAISED FLOORING+
         >former swamp site has entrance<
           >over an extended wood ramp<

       #2)            +LIVING-PATIO+
       >is central and at grade, surrounded<
           >by tropical plants (just planted)<
              >PEA GRAVEL FINISH CONC+
              >most of house floor is raised
                >bowling alley stock wood<
                          +SOLID 3 1/2"+
                   >laminated & on edge<

        #3)          +POST & BEAM+
        >construction allows the roof to be<
          >installed early which is an asset<
                 >in a high rainfall region<

        #4)          +SUN AWNINGS+
       >under plexiglass greenhouse roof<
         >are adjustable on steel tension<
              >cables needed for lateral<
                       +S T R E N G T H+

       #5)          +SLIDING DOORS+
      >allow all lateral bedrooms, studio<
        >kitchen and dining rooms egress<
             >to the central living-patio<
                       +FIRE & WATER+
           >a fireplace hood is just visible<
             >in the central living patio w/<
                  >fire container set in a<
                    >reflection/fish pool<
                      >(bottoms cut out)<
             >white marble steps provided<
                    >between floor levels<

       >philip matzigkeit sent email asking<
         >for source of templar books just<
          >as latest esoteric book catalog<
                 >arrived in todays mail<

              >please (search)<
                +THEY HAVE EVERY TOPIC+

                  gene ray, lajolla, california

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

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