Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

AFFORDABLE ARCHITECTURE / self help "kit of parts" prototype systems

+LESS THEN >1% OF AMERICANS<+
+CAN AFFORD TO >BUILD< THEIR+
>(started out 5% in 1969<
>down to >1% by 1996)<
+HOME IN THESE UNITED STATES+
+THE >COST< IS JUST TOO GREAT+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>the >"kit of parts" prototypes allows the<
>average american the ability to assemble<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+"KIT OF PARTS" DESIGN)+
>their own home / >3D printers provides<
>even more economy to this KOP design<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+AFFORDABLE HOUSES HAS+
>(i built my houses for one<
>half >average house cost)<
+BEEN MY FOCUS for YEARS+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 +SOLAR HEATED HOUSE 1982+
>all of my residence designs were made<
>for building with standard construction<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+SOLAR HEATED HOUSE)+
>methods but as i review them it is clear<
>that most could be built w/ a 3D printer<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +SANSOUCI FOREST 1960+
>i built this >2000 sq. ft. house< in 1960<
>for $13.500, which included my salary<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>> / SANSOUCI HOUSE)+
>this house could be built w/ even more<
>economy >using the 3D printer process<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+BIO-ENERGY PROTOTYPE+
>this is my favorite biotronic energy<
>prototype design which has double<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / BIOTRONIC ENERGY)+
>energy ability using both conical &<
>spherical radiant energy< servicing<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 +65 FT UNISPHERE HOUSE+
>this >"universal spheroid"< residence<
>prototype >lends itself strongly to the<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / "UNISPHERE" HOUSE)+
>"kit of parts"  >approach to assembly<
>w/ the 3D printer providing economy<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +SDSU EXHIBITION 1973+
>between 1969 and 1973 i assembled enough<
>design prototype exhibition models drawings<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+ELECTRIC LOVE GARDEN)+
>and slide data to >construct a comprehensive<
>exhibition in the main gallery at s. diego state<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +LONDON LECTURES 1990s+
>by 1985 my large 3 screen slide presentation<
>was perfected so that i lectured in many univ<
+(MY 1970s LECTURES+
+EXPANDED BY 1985)+
>and design schools here and abroad / london<
>was my favorite thanks to my english friends<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +BIO-ENERGY PROTOTYPE 1992+
>this "kit of parts" prototype garden "tea house"<
>is designed for artists, poets and philosophers<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / PEOPLE WASH)+
>to more healthfully produce creativity via the<
>3D printer technology >making all affordable<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +SDSU EXHIBITIONS 1969-96+
>at every opportunity exhibitions were vital<
>in spreading advanced design concepts &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+ / PROTOTYPE DESIGN)+
>i think of >bernard de clairvaux using the<
>printing press to spread his design theory<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +WINNING PROTOTYPE 1994+
>"the proof was in the pudding" as wise<
>judges consistently selected our SDSU<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / STUDENT AWARDS)+
>student work for first place awards / in<
>this case at cal poly, san luis obispo ca<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +STEINER EXHIBITION 1995+
>one of the special moments in my effort<
>to share prototype design internationally<
+(GOOGLE ; EUGENE RAY /+
+STEINER EXHIBITION)+
>was at the >rudolf steiner foundation at<
>dornach swiss / >exhibition and lecture<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +"BIOTRONIC" HOUSE+
>contrary to popular myth >prefab houses<
>can as in this case, bring people closer to<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+"KIT OF PARTS" HOUSE)+
>nature / >the garden is inside the domical<
>enclosure / radiant nature energises it all<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +"BIOTRONIC TOWN"+
>a town for medium income working people<
>"jacumba sol" >is my design for people with<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>>> / JACUMBA SOL)+
>"arcadian" organic ideals / "kit of part" ideas<
>using 3D printers would make all affordable<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +SILVER SHIP 1980+
>living in boxes is not the answer / the space<
>must flow smoothly not dying in corners &<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / SILVER SHIP LIVING)+
>color must play a vital role w/ pink / yellow<
>causing a >radiant glow in the family living<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+FENG SHUI MEETS GEOMANCY+
+GIVES LIVING ARCHITECTURE+
>(as laotzu said "the reality<
>of a drinking glass is the<
>volume within the glass")<
+RADIANT BIOTRONIC VOLUME+
+EXPANDS >"ORGANIC DESIGN"+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY+
>(august 16th, 1931<
>august 16th, 2016)<
+BELOVED MARIANNE+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu
                                                              


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