June 2012 Archives
We just returned from a few days in Seattle. A pleasant surprise was the discovery that the glass artist Dale Chihuly now has a spectacular
Garden and Glass installation at the Seattle Center. It's right in front as you get off the monorail, and nicely sited under the Space Needle. For the next few days, I'll be posting pictures from this encounter with a favorite artist's work in a unique environment.
(Click to enlarge) The green "cactus" in the garden is actually glass.
(Click to enlarge) "Flowers" in the conservatory.
Facilities Management at the University of Minnesota maintains engineering and architectural records of all of the university's buildings: about 30 million square feet on the Twin Cities campus.
(Click to enlarge) Architectural drawing of Folwell Hall, 1906
(Click to enlarge) Blueprints waiting to be filed
The Office of Measurement Services at the University of Minnesota "provides classroom resources to the University academic community through Course Exam Scoring, Student Evaluation of Teaching, Development Outcomes, and Training Grant Evaluations."
(Click to enlarge) Feeding the high-speed scanner
(Click to enlarge) Separating test books into pages with the cutter