6 April

My Town

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My Town Eddie Jones March 25th, 2015, Downtown Phoenix Journal Some consider me to be overly optimistic. Over the years, in countless conversations critical of Phoenix, I have advocated positivity. I do this, perhaps, because I arrived in Phoenix devoid of expectation. I was happily naïve. I relocated to the valley in the 70s. I […]

4 February

Harvested Water and the Mariposa Land Port of Entry

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Over the past seven years, I’ve had the good fortune to work on the design and construction of the Mariposa Land Port of Entry in southern Arizona.  This G.S.A. project was a 4 phase, raze and rebuild of the existing 1970’s port of entry.  Many interesting and complex issues influenced the design solution.  One idea: […]

11 December

Introduction to Herb Greene

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Growing up in late 1950’s Oklahoma, I was interested in something my parents called architecture. I don’t know why, but the structure and design of buildings attracted me even before I knew what the word meant. I suppose it was inevitable I would find the Prairie House known locally and understandably as the “Prairie Chicken.” […]