Category Archives: Travel

Friends of Concreteworks: Mariko Reed | Architectural Photographer

We are launching a new monthly series featuring friends of Concreteworks, focusing on people we have worked with and admire. The first in the series features Mariko Reed, an architectural photographer based in San Francisco and Hawaii. She has been our main photographer for about 8 years with her work present throughout our portfolio of […]

Concreteworks Public Installations Map

We recently gathered a list of the public installations of our work around the San Francisco Bay Area (as well as the East Coast, the Bahamas, and France) and created an interactive Google map with photos, information about our scope, and links to our website or the location.  You can take your own restaurant, winery, […]

Just Add Saltwater

Drive a bit north from the San Francisco Bay Area and you'll find yourself in the sweet quaint community of Inverness, nestled alongside Tomales Bay. The downtown area of Inverness consists of only a few businesses including a general store, coffee and gift shops, a library, post office, some hotels and inns, the Inverness Yacht […]

Locavore extends to Bay Area Sports Apparel

The SF Giants had a big win last Sunday, making it to the playoffs for the first time in 7 years. Tonight they are playing the Atlanta Braves.  Got your shirts?  Check out Mayberry Workshop, started by our very own Concreteworks Project Manager, Adam Mayberry and his brother Benjamin. Mayberry Workshop makes original designs that play […]

Concreteworks at Columbia University

Mark Rogero is back in Oakland after lecturing at Columbia University.   Keith Kaseman, architect and professor in the Architecture, Planning and Preservation Department, asked Mark to be a guest lecturer for the seminar + workshop he's teaching this semester called 'Concrete Obsessions.'   Students have been required to cast one form per week researching […]

A Wine Country Tour of Concreteworks

A few weeks ago our photographer Mariko Reed and I toured Napa County to capture some of our most notable winery projects for our new website.  We took the entire day to explore the variety of concrete surfaces at five beautiful wineries from Napa to Yountville. First stop, Etude Winery designed by MH Architects. Concreteworks made […]

Travel: Visiting Riviera Maya

I spent this past  week in Tulum,  Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. Although I noticed some changes since my first trip in '96, it's still as beautiful as the first time. The buildings are sparse, the beaches are nearly pristine, the food is simple, the Mayan people are peaceful and the water is unforgetable. The intention […]