Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Saturday, October 24, 2015

HURRICANE RESISTANT DESIGN / powerful patricia storm in mexico

+HURRICANE PATRICIA+
>(friday morning)<
+AS OF >THIS MOMENT+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>is stronger then KATRINA and is headed for the<
>west coast of >mexico north of poerta vaillarte &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / TROPICAL CYCLONE)+
>has >category 5 winds around 200 miles per hour<
>this shall devastate much housing along the coast<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+HURRICANE RESISTANT+
>architectural concepts should consider domes<
>raised, plus biomorphic shell structures as the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / COMPOUND CURVES)+
>aerodynamic >compound curve designs that<
>nature has provided us / very strong lessons<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >my environ design classroom at sdsu in the<
+DOMES IN MY 70s CLASS+
>1970s featured many domes & tetrahedrons<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >roof plan view of the double dome raised<
+DOUBLE DOME HOUSE+
>hurricane resistant >house for storm zones<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the dome enclosures could provide cover<
+GARDENS INSIDE DOME+
>for the garden as well as multi level units<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 >an extra bonus for the >spherical enclosure<
+DOME BIOTRONICS+
>is health supporting electromagnetic energy<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >biomorphic shell compound curve structure<
+BIO-SHELL RESIDENCE+
>is good in flat, >arid zones free of much rain<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>centuries ago before others leonardo designed<
+LEONARDO BIO DESIGN+
>very strong >compound curve wall fortresses<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >this dome resident reveals the >concept of a<
+GARDENS INSIDE DOME+
>prototype house w/ the gardens on the inside<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >our >winning prototype at cal poly st louis<
>WINNING STRUCTURE+
>obispo, ca. for a prefab student camp struct<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>we >won this competition after a storm<
+RESILIENT-AERODYNAMIC+
>destroyed the other universities designs<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >in the mid seventies at the aspen design conf<
+MY 70s BIOMORPHS+
>my 2 exhibition panels w/ biomorph structure<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >the smooth flow of interior volume in biomorphs<
+BIOTRONIC VOLUME+
>reflects powerful electromagnetic radiant interiors<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the >silver ship concept in lajolla california<
+SILVER SHIP STUDIO+
>has >cosmic conscious stretch dome vision<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >nature is our best guide and there are no boxes<
+NO BOXES IN NATURE+
>in nature / bio structures resist tropical cyclones<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 >raising the bio structures above the ground is<
+RAISED STRUCTURES+
>wise in placing living spaces above flood h2o<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+MY APOLOGY+
>for the simplfied nature of tonights blog<
>i had started a NOLA report blog until<
+(TROPICAL ARCGITECTURE+
+AS >EARTHQUAKE DESIGN+
+NEEDS  >SPECIAL CARE< !)+
>i realized the >severity of this powerful<
>storm off of the >tropical mexican coast<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+HURRICANES HAVE BEEN+
+A STRONG FACTOR OF MY+
>(google : eugene ray<
> / tropical cyclones)<
+LIFE'S MEMORY BANK  &+
+FUELS MY >LIFE'S WORK+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa. architect
professor emeritus, sdsu




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