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Creating a Runway Show on Behalf of Your Prestigious Firm [Apocalypse Scenario #205]

  Haunt Couture is IIDA LA's annual fashion show. Teams from different architecture and interior firms work with textile and product vendors to create fantastical garments using innovative products and techniques.  This year, Team Gensler (Kim Bell, Peggy Lee, Diana Nelson, Jia You and I) created a laser cut, 3d-printed, show stopper using fabric and products from Bernhardt Textiles and Studio by 3-form. Our rose and thorn theme? Sleeping Beauty!   Romper, Origami Skirt, Laser-cut Hoop skirt "Maleficent's Curse" Laser-cut, faux leather, Dragon Lady Scaled Cape 3D Printed "Sleeping Mask" Glasses (Jia You) 3D Printed and Laser Cut "Thorn" Crown (Jia You)    

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Things Architecture: Villa Estherbee

So you might be asking yourselves- "Where's the architecture?" In the series, Things Architectured, I'll share some previous projects from my time at some fabulous architecture firms. I still work in architecture, but my current projects are top secret (really, I just can't legally show the photos). First up- Villa Estherbee Villa Estherbee is a modern residential project I worked on during my time at Lightroom Studio, a multidisciplnary design firm in the dirty south. The company's aesthetic is modern and elegant so I was thrilled to be a part of the design process. The house is designed around a series of cut-outs that connect spaces, transfer light, and create secret passageways. *architectured: the act of designing something, specifically a...

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