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Frank Gehry’s twisting Luma Arles tower in Southern France.  In Musical Vocabulary: A collective “Improvisational” & “Ha...
03/25/2020
"A Stainless Steel Tornado": Frank Gehry's Twisting Tower Nears Completion in France - Architizer Journal

Frank Gehry’s twisting Luma Arles tower in Southern France.
In Musical Vocabulary:

A collective “Improvisational” & “Harmonic Dissonance” positioning or arrangement of exterior envelope elements.

Music - Architecture - Art
MOjazz Art
#FrankGehry

Frank Gehry’s twisting and undulating Luma Arles tower is nearing completion in the historic, picturesque city of Arles in southern France.

Henry Cobb, I.M. Pei’s partner passes away. He was surely one of the “technical dudes” within the firm.
03/05/2020
Henry Cobb, Courtly Architect of Hancock Tower, Dies at 93

Henry Cobb, I.M. Pei’s partner passes away. He was surely one of the “technical dudes” within the firm.

He was I.M. Pei’s unsung partner for nearly four decades but was responsible for a celebrated body of work in his own right.

Kajstaden Tall Timber Building by C.F. Møller
02/13/2020
Kajstaden Tall Timber Building by C.F. Møller

Kajstaden Tall Timber Building by C.F. Møller

Airtight, sustainable, and quick to assemble, Sweden’s carbon-sequestering Kajstaden tower is a beacon for sustainable construction.

LA Sunset Strip Development. Frank Gehry.... “...the Thelonious Monk of Architecture.” He’s Honest about his intentions ...
02/07/2020
Frank Gehry's Sunset Strip development approved

LA Sunset Strip Development.
Frank Gehry.... “...the Thelonious Monk of Architecture.” He’s Honest about his intentions & implementations.

Architect Frank Gehry's proposal for a series of five mixed-use buildings in his home city of Los Angeles has been granted permission

01/17/2020

He gave me the greatest compliment today. He’s said, “...you have established your own creative voice.” Frank Gehry

Coltrane Circle :Music - Math - Architecturehttps://www.faena.com/aleph/articles/john-coltranes-drawing-of-the-mathemati...
01/11/2020
John Coltrane’s drawing of the mathematical soul of music - Aleph

Coltrane Circle :
Music - Math - Architecture

https://www.faena.com/aleph/articles/john-coltranes-drawing-of-the-mathematical-soul-of-music/#

In the last verse of his “Other Poem of the Gifts,” Jorge Luis Borges thanked the “divine labyrinth of effects and causes” for “music, the mysterious form of time.” To this idea, we might add that music also exists as a sublimated expression of mathematics and geometry. This, the saxopho...

‪ADD YOUR NAME to SUPPORT the MUSEUM OF JAZZ & ART (MOja) DEVELOPMENT PLANNED IN OAKLAND. - Sign the Petition! http://ch...
08/18/2019
Sign the Petition

‪ADD YOUR NAME to SUPPORT the MUSEUM OF JAZZ & ART (MOja) DEVELOPMENT PLANNED IN OAKLAND. - Sign the Petition! http://chng.it/mSBZCTx6 via @Change‬

ADD YOUR NAME to SUPPORT the MUSEUM OF JAZZ & ART (MOja) DEVELOPMENT PLANNED IN OAKLAND.

This Prefab house is made from more than 600,00” recycled plastic bottles
08/04/2019
Recycled House by JD Composites

This Prefab house is made from more than 600,00” recycled plastic bottles

In Nova Scotia, a prefab beach house makes history as the first home ever built with PET core foam technology.

Seesaws between US & Mexico Borders. Great Social Architecture! Thank you Professors Ronald Rael & Virginia San Fratello...
08/02/2019
Rael San Fratello slots pink seesaws into US-Mexico border wall

Seesaws between US & Mexico Borders.
Great Social Architecture!

Thank you Professors Ronald Rael & Virginia San Fratello who runs Rael-San Fratello with architect for posting this.

Architectural studio Rael San Fratello has installed three pink seesaws in between the slatted US-Mexico border wall, so that children and adults on either side can play together.

This building in London called called the Tulip, is not getting the approval to move forward...Political Assets greater ...
07/20/2019
Foster + Partners Tulip tower plans nipped in the bud by mayor of London

This building in London called called the Tulip, is not getting the approval to move forward...Political Assets greater than Financial Assets.

Plans for The Tulip, a 305.3-metre-high viewing tower by architects Foster + Partners, have been rejected by the London's mayor Sadiq Khan.

8160 Phaeton Drive, Oakland Real Estate
06/25/2019
8160 Phaeton Drive, Oakland Real Estate

8160 Phaeton Drive, Oakland Real Estate

This Claude Oakland-designed residence in Oakland, California, offers everything you could ask for in an Eichler.

Exclusive Look Inside Frank Gehry's Home
06/18/2019
Exclusive Look Inside Frank Gehry's Home

Exclusive Look Inside Frank Gehry's Home

Frank Gehry, whose unorthodox Santa Monica house helped make his name in the 1970s, has moved to a larger glass and timber home he designed with his son, set within a lush garden.

A special Architecture School with an integrated curriculum (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) The bauhaus centen...
06/06/2019
The Bauhaus Centennial: Origin Story

A special Architecture School with an integrated curriculum (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) The bauhaus centennial-story (short lived but famous school 1919-1933) and the legacy continued at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Architecture Integrated program which was established in 1948 after the war. I hope I speak for many, “...the most challenging & best experience ever!”
#architecture #architectureschool #bauhaus

The Bauhaus may have been short-lived in Germany, but its reach was long.

‪MOja Highlighted Museum:‬‪Music Instrument Museum‬‪One of the many Museums We used to benchmark best practices. A great...
03/22/2019
Home - Musical Instrument Museum

‪MOja Highlighted Museum:‬
‪Music Instrument Museum‬
‪One of the many Museums We used to benchmark best practices. A great exploration of Culture and instrument development. #musicalinstruments #history #museums #museumofjazzandart‬

http://www.mim.org‬

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Oakland, CA
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Allen Consulting Group is a small professional & practical consulting firm specializing in Architectural Engineering/ Structural Engineering & Project/ Program Management for a diversity of project types and services. Our relevant experience spans over 22-years & over $1.25-billion in Construction Valuation. We are fully insured and our services includes the following: Architectural Engineering Project Management Project Financial Feasibility Studies MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY The ability to communicate with different departments and organizations becomes more important as projects increase in their complexity and available resources are reduced. Allen Consulting Group responds to this challenge by understanding the human interaction requirements as well as the technical challenges in increasing diverse project environments. Allen Consulting Group’s exposure to a variety of engineering projects types, in various responsibilities, has increased our expertise in human interaction. PRINCIPAL DAVID B. ALLEN, PE, PMP, Assoc. AIA License # C053879 Mr. Allen is license Professional practicing Structural/ Architectural Engineering & Project Management and has over $1.25-billion of in-placed Construction Value experience. Mr. Allen has an established reputation in developing key issues and constraints early within the development process therefore mitigating their impact on project objectives. Moreover, his hands on Construction and Real Estate Development experience allow solutions that are economical and non-labor intensive. He has performed building due diligence reports, services for low-rise, high-rise and underground parking structures, Residential and Commercial, building financial feasibility studies. Mr. Allen has degrees in Architectural Engineering (BS) and Real Estate Development and has studies in MBA. He is presently preparing for his Leed AP Certification. SAMPLE PROJECTS: PUBLIC PROJECTS: *Oakland City Hall Seismic Improvement (Maximum floor load evaluation, testing) (working with Messinger & Assoc)($80-million) *S.F. International Airport: Boarding Area A (Quality Control & Structural Engineering Manager) ($400 million) *San Jose Technology Museum of Innovation (Foundation Design) (working with Rinne & Peterson) ($50-million) COMMERICIAL (MIXED-USE) PROJECTS: *1000 Vanness 7-story underground parking structure ($8.5-million) *Ifshin Violin Building Seismic Retrofit, El Cerrito CA ($3.2 million) *Capitola Mixed Use Development ($2.5 million) RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS: *Green Castle Major Residential Fire Repair (1885 Victorian), Oakland (Potential Leed Certification) ($800k) *Balsam Residential Development, Oakland ($1.5-million) *Pacific Palisades- Design Studies Residence, ($3.5-million) *Skyline Development, Oakland ($6-million) *Musician House/ Residence (Now is the Time)

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