Abstract Show

Not sure why this was never “published”…for anyone on the interwebs who might be interested: Here are pictures and text from my 5th year abstract show!  Below is a copy of the text… Continue reading

Camera Obscura

Finally got around to photographing my Vellum furniture piece that some wonderful people helped contribute to me building.  All I need now is a beautiful day to take it out and get an… Continue reading

the truth about getting engaged before you’re 23.

After the Storm

Received photos from my site in the Philippines.  The effects of Haiyan have been pretty devastating.  The saddest thing is that so much of the relief from major organizations is not serving the… Continue reading

Inspiring Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda Stories That Caught My Heart

Originally posted on I See Bela:
source: http://www.twitter.com Super Typhoon Haiyan, which is approximately three and a half times stronger than Hurricane Katrina, is the strongest typhoon on recorded history and the country…

Super Typhoon Haiyan Aftermath: How You Can Help

Originally posted on I See Bela:
photo by Canadian Press. A Philippine flag flutters atop the control tower of a damaged airport after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, in the central Philippines.…

Breaking it Down

These are a cost breakdown of how your funds would be used to help the communities that I am designing for.  Great information.  It literally only takes substituting a $4 cup of coffee… Continue reading


As many may know, the Philippines have been hit by the devastating hurricane/typhoon Haiyan.  I’m doing my architectural thesis on the island of Panay in the Philippines.  While most people’s theses are hypothetical,… Continue reading

20 Percent

1/5 of the entire population of children are going hungry in the Philippines

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Nearly 27% of the population is considered to live in poverty. “Philippines.” The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency, n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2013. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html&gt;.