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 […]

Naoshima and the Chi Chu Museum

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in architecture, art, landscape, travel | One Comment
Naoshima and the Chi Chu Museum

In the middle of the Seto Inland Sea, there is an island called Naoshima, one of nearly 3,000 that lie in the calm waters near to the coast of the main Japanese islands of Honshu, Shikiku, and Kyushu.  Naoshima once thrived on its fishing industry, but as the population aged and the youngest citizens moved […]

next stop: nicaragua

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in architecture, landscape, sustainability | No Comments
next stop: nicaragua

When was the last time you looked at a map of Nicaragua? Besides the turmoil of the eighties, is there anything we really know about this giant, diverse and incredibly gorgeous Central American nation wedged between Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south? I didn’t, and I decided to change that by […]

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 […]

architectural site integration: continuing to sculpt our project’s outdoor spaces

architectural site integration: continuing to sculpt our project’s outdoor spaces

There’s a lot to be said about sculpting the land, the site, and the context that our buildings sit upon. Our firm believes in integrating a comprehensive architectural concept that targets an appealing design from macro to micro, from outdoor public space to indoor personal space. After having just finished the design and construction of […]

stuff that makes buildings go

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in architecture, landscape | No Comments
stuff that makes buildings go

Let’s take a moment to celebrate all the junk that architects try their hardest to hide: the air conditioners, plumbing, piping, ventilation, drainage, wires, fans, electrical boxes, dumpsters and so on.  This is the stuff in, above, and below our buildings; tucked behind screens or strapped down to the roof, but if you’re looking for […]

Please Touch the Artwork

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in architecture, art, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
Please Touch the Artwork

Happy New Year! Most of us have been back to work for over a week now, and the holidays already seem like a distant memory. Those of us lucky enough to have had time off used the holiday break as a chance to visit with family and friends, entertain, go to the movies, and catch […]

Road Trip

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in architecture, art, landscape, super fun stuff | No Comments
Road Trip

Recently I took three months off work and drove across, around, and through the U.S.  It was an amazing trip that is impossible to fully describe in words so I’ll let some of the photos I took along the way do the talking. Brought you to by the roadtripper – Clay Cameron

A Hike in the City

A Hike in the City

A citified search for nature (balance).