I am very happy to announce that after a full year of editing, writing, photographing, reviewing, proof-reading, and then proof-reading again, the new edition of Fundamentals of Residential Construction by Allen/Schreyer/Thallon is now available! As before, it comes in an eBook version as well as a hardcover. For this edition, I was able to implement […] Read more..
To my readers, friends and colleagues: I wish you and your loved ones a peaceful and joyous holiday season, a Merry Christmas (to those that celebrate it), and a healthy, happy, and successful new year 2022! Cheers, Alex P.S.: As usual, I modeled everything in this image and the animation in SketchUp (except for some […] Read more..
When I recently organized my many construction images, I realized that I had a rather large collection of pictures of various construction mockups. Those structures typically only serve a temporary purpose during construction and are then removed once a project is complete. It always seemed to me (as an educator) to be quite a waste […] Read more..
With 2020 mainly home-based, we explored Massachusetts a bit more. The images below are from visits to the deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum in Lincoln and the Sculpture Walk at Park Hill Orchard in Easthampton. You can find the originals and more in the following albums on Flickr: Sculpture Gardens
This Gallery shows images from the Germany portion of our summer travels (which also included Paris). We were there for one week and caught up on family visits, food cravings, Tchibo, and a bunch of other things…
This gallery shows some of the images from our Trip to Paris (and Germany) this summer. Although this was just a set of two very short visits, we managed to pack a lot in, including being in Paris during the hottest day ever (so far).
This gallery contains images from our various trips around Massachusetts this year, including several trips to Boston and around the Pioneer Valley.