Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home

Korea Travels: Part 2 – Welcome to My Second Home In addition to seeing two of my friends begin their new married lives, I was able to spend time with family, friends, and explore Korea. Welcome to My Second Home! Most cities in Korea are vertically developed cities due to the limitation of its size. Traveling from America, where there […]

Korea Travels: Part 1 – Weddings

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in culture, culture, super fun stuff, travel | One Comment
Korea Travels: Part 1 – Weddings

Korea Travels: Part 1 – Weddings Every trip to Korea has always been fun and exciting but this past trip was especially meaningful. I witnessed two of my dearest friends starting a new chapter of their lives with their lifelong partner. I would like to share some Korean wedding history and culture, along with two […]

3D PRINTING & SUSTAINABILITY

3D PRINTING & SUSTAINABILITY

Personally, I am fascinated with innovations that 3D Printing has brought to our lives. Every day we can find new ideas, like printing delicious pieces of chocolate, built structures like Michael Hansmeyer’s grotto, and low-cost prosthetic limbs for humans and animals. The possibilities of building and construction are now endless. 3D printing (3DP) has opened […]

Weekend Manga Artist

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in art, super fun stuff | One Comment
Weekend Manga Artist

Since I’ve started working full time at SBS, drawing small scale manga became an easier hobby than making larger oil paintings. Producing small-scale arts became simpler, mentally, since it doesn’t feel like a burden to begin. Due to their size, I can carry these drawings anywhere, even when riding on trains. I will always have […]

How I saw Paris, and the theory of the derive

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in architecture, art, super fun stuff, travel, uncategorized | No Comments
How I saw Paris, and the theory of the derive

Essay by Rebecca Karlowicz (née Brannen) Images by Rebecca Brannen and Brian Karlowicz (circa 1999, 2000) The piece below was originally written in November of 1999 and edited in November 2015. Like many Georgia Tech Architecture students before me, I spent my senior year studying in Paris at UP6 La Villette. I had the privilege […]

New Threads: Tensile Art + Architecture

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in art, super fun stuff | One Comment
New Threads: Tensile Art + Architecture

The notion of thread as an art form might conjure up memories of vintage needle point or hobby string art. Even today crafty DIY projects use suspended thread to create geometries and outlines. If we take these thread concepts and magnify them further, we arrive at series of new art installations that showcase thread interacting […]

Old School Snowcat: 1961 Thiokol Trackmaster 4T-10

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in super fun stuff, travel | No Comments
Old School Snowcat: 1961 Thiokol Trackmaster 4T-10

Nicknamed the Snow Toaster, this 1961 Thiokol Trackmaster 4T-10 (chassis AX618) has been restored and modified with what the seller says are improved steering and braking systems adapted from an unspecified Bombardier snow tracker. It has a bullet proof Ford 300 and seats 10 people. The paint is a bit tired, but the ad claims […]

Hometowns: Korea/Russia/Kenya

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in super fun stuff | No Comments
Hometowns: Korea/Russia/Kenya

One of the goals of the education committee is to promote a culture of learning in the office, in an entertaining way. “Edutainment” as I like to call it. Well yesterday, we had another great, afternoon beer presentation, part of a series we call “Hometowns.” Three of our coworkers gave presentations on the area of […]

road trip through spain

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in architecture, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
road trip through spain

­­­ There is a Chinese proverb that says “Travel a thousand miles rather than reading ten thousand books.”  Two weeks of traveling broadened my perspective on arts, culture, and life more than any school books I have ever read. Day 1-4: Barcelona Let’s begin the journey with those astonishing work of Gaudi. I approached the […]

prairie straw

prairie straw

I am reasonably new to Stanley Beaman & Sears. At a previous job I was known to be a bit of a prankster and I didn’t exactly put this on my resume when I got hired here. So – Shhhhhh…if you don’t tell the principals here at SBS, I won’t. It took a while to […]