My daughter and I finally completed a bridge out of basswood. We built a bridge while building a bridge. Now off to UNLV to test its efficiency under stress.
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Entries by Paul
Downtown Las Vegas has changed quite a bit in the last few years. So much so, that today I often have to think about what used to be standing only a few years ago. There are many lots that have been flattened or rebuilt. Portions of the landscape have become unfamiliar. It is an odd […]
You pass so many places at 80 mph. Stop and get out. That is all. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
Lately, I’ve been asked variations on the theme of: “Paul, what is it exactly that you do?” Seems my work is all over the place; Architecture, public art, painting, poetry, film, installations, urban design, research, graphics, photography, sound works, etc. etc…. et. all off into the sunset. I just recently created this blog and started […]
Let it be known that I love a road trip, but hate to commute. South view. Shot somewhere between Reno and Vegas. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
Sometimes you just head out into the desert for some peace. A whole days drive away from phones, email, and the everyday grind makes all the difference sometimes. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
First Friday, downtown Las Vegas. Shot sometime between the days of downtown being near empty after 5pm, and today where there are spots with staying power on into the night. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
Disposable income. This shot was taken pre-2008 with an estimate, at that time, of around 35 million visitors a year to Las Vegas. Last year there were over 40 million visitors, but they are spending less. Our facade in the desert continues. The photo also documents what was a suggestion of an appropriate streetscape (trees […]
My own sweep of the leeward side. Check out a plan/map and section to get a technical idea of how massive the dam really is. Also check out a cool rendering (partial elevation). Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
This theater caught my attention many times as I traveled by. It stood just outside Fallon, Nevada. Luckily, I finally stopped and got a picture before it was demolished. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
Fremont Street sometime around the year ’00. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
One of my favorite facades. Original photograph – © P. Fenkell
I live here in the desert. And while this is not a picture of my house, I still live under that sign. Everyone in this valley lives under that sign. It is part of the lure of Las Vegas. A sense that anything goes in this town. A siren song that calls some 40 plus […]