Category Archives: California Nature

LA Wilderness Walking: Exploring LA’s historic narrative through landscape

I used to live in New York and would always tell people: “Los Angeles is the craziest place you will ever visit.”  I would then go on to explain that Los Angeles was so crazy because it had so many … Continue reading

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My car-free day

Good Magazine is funding proposals for the LA/2B Challenge, where you can imagine an itinerary for your ideal car-free day in LA.  I have submitted an idea where participants can learn more about urban wilderness spots in Los Angeles. If I … Continue reading

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B O D Y D E S E R T

As you may have already noted, I love my girls at B O D Y C I T Y. These gorgeous shots are from their recent performance at the High Desert Test Sites. They performed this piece at Coyote Dry … Continue reading

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Subsurface Magazine is out!

Check it out here. (My photo essay begins p.16)

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Desert Ruins in Soda Springs

Zzyzx, home of the Cal State Desert Studies Center was once a resort run by an evangelical rogue “medicine man”.  After being confiscated by the federal government in 1974 and re-purposed as a research center, the property now remains in … Continue reading

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Mojave Vision Quest

I’m very excited about next quarter’s design project- we are doing a master plan for the Desert Studies Center, a Cal State research center located in Zzyzx, California on the border of the Mojave National Preserve. I love the desert, … Continue reading

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Rogue Interventions in Landscape, Part II: A photo essay

Once the police had stopped all traffic on the Northbound 110, I came to the very immediate conclusion that I could not afford to get a citation for trespassing (if that were to happen), so I grabbed former classmate Frannie … Continue reading

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