Thursday, August 04, 2022

Watch Me Draw a Post-Tension Foundation in AutoCAD

I am PTI certified and I know AutoCAD, so automating a post-tension foundation drawing should be fun. This foundation doesn't have all the information necessary, and it's a small simple slab, but the CAD program is demonstrated well enough. AutoCAD lisp routine that draws a post-tension foundation.

Download the PDF here:

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Video: See A Completed Home I've Drawn

I've drawn thousands of plans. Often I draw either the architectural plans or the structural plans. The structure for the home in the video is an example of the latter.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

This Winery Makes the Best Wines

Photo collage of construction photos and drawings.

If you are looking for a great place to enjoy wine, then this North Texas micro-winery is for you.

Monday, January 20, 2020

See This Project in a Magazine

Photos can be found in "Garden and Gun" magazine.

The final photos of the project I was a part of can be seen on "Garden&Gun" magazine.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Notre-Dame: How to Save It from Modernity

The roof of Notre-Dame de Paris engulfed in flames.

The destructive fire at Notre-Dame de Paris on April 16, 2019 was a terrible tragedy and many people around the planet felt a loss. The cathedral speaks to something of Western civilization, and it helps to define us. It follows that it is necessary to speak of the essence of Christian building, for inappropriate gestures and misunderstandings at large threaten the cathedral more than the initial fire.

I will try to briefly explain the danger by describing the difference in knowledge between medieval and modern.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Gothic Architecture: My Thesis and Where to Read It

Screen clipping of the abstract.

I've finished editing my Ph.D. thesis, and I've received confirmation that the external examiners approved of my research.

The thesis, "Gothic Architecture and the Liturgy in Construction", can be downloaded online, and the link is here.