Author: Saman Ahmadi

Kapoor v. Kapoor

I’ve read most of the back and forth regarding the newly installed Cloud Column in Houston as compared to the Cloud Gate in Chicago – both sculptures by Sir Anish…

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Texas High Speed Rail

  I attended the Public Hearing held on 5 February 2018 at the Woodward Elementary School in Cypress, Texas. The following are my comments. 1. I was surprised that the…

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Mild Makeover

I was attacked by a bollard. This was not the first time – not sure what they have against me.  This one had a pretty sharp edge and tore the…

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Salt Lake City

I complain a lot about certain companies – here’s a story with a happy ending. On my way to Utah for my nephew’s wedding, I had forgotten my earphones and,…

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The War On Reality

I started writing this when Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a self-induced drug overdose early in 2014 – I couldn’t get past the first few sentences and set it aside. …

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Glassell School of Art

Design Architect: Steven Holl Architects Executive Architect: Kendall/Heaton Associates General Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies Drone footage courtesy of McCarthy Building Companies

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A Three Hour Tour

11 October 2015 Richard Solomons InterContinental Hotels Group Dear Mr. Solomons, Have you ever been to your Holiday Inn in Schaumburg, Illinois?  I have and I think you might want…

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