✱ Beyond Architecture

After a recent meeting with Loma Linda University Medical Center, we were tasked with creating a branded environment for a fundraising event. They have an amazing physical rehabilitation department which is moving into a new building that just finished construction. They were going to give tours of the facility at their grand opening ceremony. Loma Linda also wanted to use the event as a fundraising opportunity to build-out the last stop on the tour which is going to be used as the next step after rehabilitation - practice for the real world.

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✱ Hong Kong Design Ideas Competition

Since this is a site for architectural designers, I thought I'd post an article about a recent competition entry I was a part of. I'm also taking this opportunity to show off a project I'm really proud of and get some images into a gallery for the site. I'd love to hear what you think in the comments!

Birdseye of BCF

Let’s start out with the mouth-full name of the competition:

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge • Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities International Design Ideas Competition

February 22, 2010  // HMC Architects, Los Angeles

Designers: Michael Leung // Michael Tome // Evan Troxel

Schedule: 2 weeks


As part of the Ideas Competition, HMC designers created an iconic gateway for a 20 mile long bridge that links three regions in the Pearl River Delta: Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. 

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✱ Things Just Became Easier

It’s interesting how my history with AutoDesSys comes full circle. After I spent a few years away from Form•Z, they released a new application for designers called Bonzai3d. I jumped at the opportunity to beta test the application and hopefully help form it into a great app for architectural designers. After all of the years of experience I’ve had with Form•Z, both professionally and in teaching it, I knew exactly where Bonzai3d needed to go to become the go-to modeler that I and so many others needed. What was so unexpected was that AutoDesSys had already built the application that I had been needing for so many years.

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