Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

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

Saturday, November 26, 2016

LEARNING FROM LEONARDO / matrix for radiant architecture

+THANKSGIVING+
>was wonderful and we thank marianne's family<
>who so kindly hosted us to radiant dinners with<
+(FAMILY IS THE >GREATEST+
+OF HUMAN INTERCHANGE)+
>all the magnificent ingredients we have enjoyed<
>plus generous sharing of warm family activities<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

+LEARNING FROM LEONARDO+
>is a topic that leads to >radiant architecture and<
>the villas of pieranesi / see my california villas<
+(GOOGLE :>> EUGENE RAY /+
+RADIANT ARCHITECTURE)+
>for a reflection of plantation villas in a modern<
>world but also one linked to the plant kingdom<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+TENSILE STRUCTURE+
>is the compelling factor that fueled my vision<
>for a more highly evolved architecture >linked<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / TENSILE STRUCTURE)+ 
>w/ buckminster fuller & my archigram friends<
>(le corbusier also should qualify w/ clairvaux)<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+THANKSGIVING+
>also to many friends & relatives that sent notes<
>cards and internet messages of kindness & joy<
+(FRIENDS ARE ALSO+
+>PRECIOUS< TO US)+
>some who are like us aged and slowed in time<
>but somehow still here and >filled w/ radiance<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+PROF. RENE PERALTA+
>gifted us w/ his powerful book on the realities<
>of his border town, tijauna / sadly our memory<
+(BORDER TOWN >REALITY+
+w/ SAD SOCIAL< FACTORS)+
>of taxco in the 1950s has little connection here<
>but rene's civic solar project is very admirable<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +LEONARDO da VINCI+
>has emerged as the historical persona that<
>has my greatest respect for a holographic<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / LEONARDO da VINCI)+
>vision combining art, architecture plus a<
>powerful inventive< & >visionary talent<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +ANDRE PALLADIO+
>was the talented visionary architect, >who<
>designed italian plantation villas where the<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+ / PLANTATION VILLAS)+
>plant kingdom had a vital role / this gave a<
>vital impetus to my own plantation design<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +RADIANT ARCHITECTURE+
>this title to my architectural concepts is vital<
>reflecting color, light, energy. original vision<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ / RADIANT CONCEPTS)+
>conceived in the sansouci forest & expanding<
>in california to a premier position world wide<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 +SANSOUCI FOREST+
>the orient forest in france, barataria forest<
>at new orleans and sansouci forest (above)<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+ORIENT / BARATARIA &+
+>SANSOUCI< FORESTS)+
>all had powerful influences in my families<
>metaphysical strength / google this history<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +LIGHTER STRUCTURE+
>in the sansouci forest early in my architectural<
>career, economy was important and suggested<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY+
+POST & BEAM DESIGN)+
>lighter structure required smaller foundations<
>resulting in highly evolved lesser cost design<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +JEAN COCTEAU+
>was an inspiring persona in my matrix of<
>french artistry / ha had it all / a fantastic<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / COCTEAU CHAPEL)+
>range of expression, >including film and<
>architecture / see his priory-de-sion links<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +COSMIC CONSCIOUSNESS+
>reflecting my spring 1947 UFO mothership<
>sighting has fueled a >lifetime of visionary
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / UFO MOTHERSHIP)+
>architecture concept< / >crop circles and<
>cattle mutilation are a >vital factor of this<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +LIGHT IN THE EVENING SKY #1+
>the lessons i leave when i depart this earth<
>are manifold / >tensile shell structure wise<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+FERRO CEMENT SHELL)+
>economy & ecological construction< for an<
>arid desert california landscape makes sense<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                      
 +LIGHT IN THE EVENING SKY #2+
>the many examples i leave of spherical &<
>conical prototype design are important in<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY /+
+BIOTRONIC RADIANCE)+
>the years ahead for biotronic energy / it is<
>all very clear when reading my references<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +LIGHT IN THE EVENING SKY #3+
>it pleases me that from the beginning of my<
>teaching at LSU to the years at SDSU, >my<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY ?+
+"KIT OF PARTS" DESIGN)+
>students won awards using "kit of parts" as<
>a design approach / also tensile architecture<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
 +WUN CHOK BONG+
>this amazing hong kong researcher, author<
>of "the gods machines" about the biotronic<
>energy in ancient structures / gifted me w/<
+(GOOGLE :> EUGENE RAY /+
+BERNARD de CLAIRVAUX)+
>his energy analysis vols / >gothic churches<
>which related to our >bernard de clairvaux<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>NOTE : see my comments under author lynn<
>p[cknett's facebook isting of her famed books<
>it would please me if she >wrote a book about<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+>>> / ORIENT FOREST)+
>my >de gruy people< in the french orient forest<
>w/ clairvaux / templar / shroud / geomancy ties<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
                                     
 +NATURE GUIDE+
>is important in my architecture & family<
>history / >all architectural principals can<
+(GOOGLE : EUGENE RAY+
+> / NATURE AS GUIDE)+
>be found in nature / >the design of a leaf<
>was vital in my tensile & energy teaching<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+MY LEGACY CAN BE FOUND IN+
+THE MANY BLOGS I PROVIDED+
>(it starts w/ my templar people<
>in the orient forest in france &<
>onward via their louisiana yrs)<
+OVER THE PAST 10 YR HISTORY+
+NATURE & WISDOM ARE VITAL+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>i shall continue >as long< as i can<
>each day it gets a little harder< but<
+(EACH OF YOU GRACE+
+MY LIFE >AND WORK)+
>i am blessed w/ my >wonderful wife<
>marianne, family, friends >(& rene)< !
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+PROF ROBERT RAY, >SDSU LIBRARY+
+ARCHIVE & MR. JOHN H. LAWRENCE+
>(my 85th year next year >my goal<
>is to give more of my archive left)<
+THNOC ARCHIVE ARE >VERY VITAL+
+IN PRESERVING MY  >LIFE'S WORK<+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>many thanks also to professors fobes<
>and nakamura at sdsu< & >mr. daniel<
+(GOOGLE EACH NAME+
+& MINE FOR HISTORY)+
>hammer at the historic n.o. collection<
>their long & continued interest is vital<
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+(GRATITUDE TO ALL+
>(mr. wun chok bong<
>& prof. rene peralta)<
+LIFE IS >AMAZING<)+
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
eugene ray, mfa, architect
professor emeritus, sdsu






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