The (W)rapper Tower Sep 2021

Maybe you’ve seen this; I just now noticed this building project. At first, I thought I was seeing ‘decorative’ bands; but this is the exoskeleton, the load carrying frame. The (W)rapper Building Los Angeles, CA Excerpts “Arup used an LS-Dyna model for its nonlinear seismic analysis of the (W)rapper.” “EOMA, Eric Owen Moss Architects, created […]

Texas — Residential & Commercial Inspections Aug 2021

Residential & Commercial Inspections … from the linked website Looks like a comprehensive set of services. Foundation Inspection With Engineer’s Report Foundation Design Structural Plans & Design (Remodel/Addition) Load Bearing Wall Evaluation Framing Review Architectural Design & Drafting Structural Engineering Consulting Quite a large team Four PEs; several certified inspectors. I think coordinated […]

Terms of Venery Aug 2021

Glossophilia The love of language … from the linked article, a tease of terms – A tabernacle of bakers – A shuffle of bureaucrats – A conjunction of grammarians – A melody of harpists   – A pace of asses – A singular of boars – A clowder or pounce of cats – A […]