David Austen Photography Exhibition Catalogue

polytekton was hired by the Valparaiso University Brauer Museum of Art to design the exhibition catalogue for David Robert Austen. The resulting book, Being Australian Under A Southern Sun: All I Really Know Is What I See was published by the Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University on September 17. 2018. The exhibition at […]

Walking from Studio to Car

File under Observation From my fourth-year architecture studio, located currently in the Communications building north of the Armory on the Iowa State University campus, I’m walking at the end of the day past the construction site of the Student Innovation Center which is going up north of Hoover and south of Sweeney (for more info […]

Ad Copy Design for Brantley’s Transatlantic Trio

Here are two ads I put together for The Scriblerian and the Wordsworth Circle to advertise Richard Brantley’s Transatlantic Trio book. It’s suprising how photogenious a book looks in the morning sun in Iowa outside the Culicidae Press offices… Client: Culicidae Press, LLC, Ames, Iowa  

idea – design – build

Here’s an example of my idea – design – build process: over the years the existing concrete steps to our Maison de la Musique at 922 5th Street in Ames, Iowa were leaning badly and had sheared off from the handrail piece, so we had the stair┬áremoved by Ames Excation and Trenching. The we bounced […]