Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Friday, January 16, 2015

BIGELOW AEROSPACE 2015 / sdsu tensile inflatable structures 1970s

+TENSILE STRUCTURES+
>were an important factor of my environ design<
>curricula at sdsu and it is rewarding to report<
+(GOOGLE : BIGELOW+
+AEROSPACE, 2015)+
>that bigelow aerospace has adopted >tensile<
>inflatable structure< for their space program<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ENVIRONMENTAL PROTOTYPES+
>was a key class in the curricula i developed for<
>the new curricula at sdsu in 1969-70 and that<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+ENVIRON PROTOTYPES)+
>class gave me a platform to develop a large<
>variety of >tensile and inflatable prototypes<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+"FOCUS : SHELTERS FOR MANKIND"+
>was one of the first conferences that i attended<
>to share our early work in california and the,<
>editor of >"progressive architecture" mag<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> /FOREST WILSON)+
>forest wilson sent video crew from l.a.<
>& recommended my mexican lecture<
>at the centre for international doc><
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
 >robert bigelow of bigelow aerospace has a nasa<
>contract to place a >tensile inflatable module on<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / ROBERT BIGELOW)+
>the >international space station in may of 2015<
>(this is the technology we taught in the 1970s)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>my exhibition at the >aspen design conf.< focus<
>on tensile and shell structure designed by 1975<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+>/ ASPEN DESIGN CONF)+
>(reviews 2 biomorphic shell designs for calif)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>tensile structure is the >prime design format<
>in this study for a huge gateway for s.d. ca.<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>/ FIBER OPTIC STRUCT)+
>(fiber optic / steel structure lights @ night)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >tensile shell structure had been my focus<
>when i taught at lsu architecture in 1960s<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY+
+>/ BIOMORPH STRUCTURE)+
>& designed my first biomorphic structure<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >tensile structure was the framing for this<
>beach bungalow designed for baja calif<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / BAJA BUNGALOW)+
>the round bent structure is extra strong<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >tensile inflatable structure in my sdsu class<
>synergetic environ, at night in the late 70s<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / INFLATABLES)+
>the very technology of bigelow aerospace<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >radiant biotronics in >tensile dome structures<
>photographed in my environ 80s media class<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+>RADIANT BIOTRONIC)+
>(radiant architecture became my main focus)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >i am holding a tensile tetrahedron in my<
>sdsu environ design class in the >1980s<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>/ TETRAHEDRONS)+
>(entry students, house & environ class)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >much of my advanced design vision has<
>been fueled by parallel ufo technology<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>/ OPEN MINDS CONF)+
>tensile skin ufos are >light and strong<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>in september of 1972 i attended the"focus :<
>shelters for mankind" conf. in los angeles<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / GEODESIC DOMES)+
>sharing our early >tensile development<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >at the same time in los angeles >robert wood phd<
>was deep into >>advanced space technology that<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / ROBERT WOOD phd)+
>gave him his devoted passion for ufo technology<
>ultimately advanced study of >secret documents<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+I HAVE NET DR. WOOD & SHARED+
+BIOTRONIC ENERGY STRUCTURE+
>(he hosted the "ufo crash conf"<
>in las vegas w/ his son ryan)<
+DESIGN W/ HIM VIA >WUN CHOK+
+BONG'S >"THE GODS MACHINES"+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu






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