Design begins with the tactile and emotional quality of space with materials to form a building or place. The form of the elements their material quality have a direct link to all the senses and how to dwell in that place.
The challenge for a designer is to transcend their creativity rising above the mechanical to create a feeling, a place with spirit. A building or place that raises the ordinary, the mechanical, to a quality that stimulates health in body, mind, and spirit.
The nature of a building’s assembly, form, structure, and materiality all affect its emotional character and spatial feeling. As I work, these elements will be carefully considered to create a comfortable place of rest and peace.
A Search for materiality