Edward Belbusti

I recently sat down for a chat with the architect turned sculptor Edward Belbusti, which turned into a feature in Nashville Arts Magazine. As I state in the piece, one of the more striking characteristics of Belbusti’s art is its ambiguity of scale, as if the forms could simply rise in height and mass to rival the scale of a monument or even a building. Images and intrigue abound! Here is a link to the story: Continue Reading ››
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SCADpad – Living Large in a Parking Space

Parking garages are everywhere and nowhere at once. Utilitarian to the core, the structures are designed to blend in to their predominantly urban surroundings while serving an essential function: to house vehicles as efficiently as possible. Human considerations count only insofar as they further a greater efficiency of space utilization. In other words, it’s all about the cars. Parking structures are built to be used, not aesthetically admired. As such, the spaces can elicit a sense … Continue Reading ››
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James Marston Fitch and the Nature of Habitation

Whether it's inside a humble igloo or the international space station, humanity cannot long survive without an appropriate means of shelter. How well a shelter performs its protective function is obviously a critical consideration in environmental extremes. Yet over longer durations of occupancy, the emotional well-being of a structure’s inhabitants come into play. After all, humanity is not simply one massive ant colony – aesthetics matter, indeed define us as human. Architect James Marston Fitch … Continue Reading ››
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