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Mexico / Valle de Guadalupe

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Guadalupe Valley is the Napa of Baja California, Mexico
Museo de la Vid y el Vino

Alximia Winery


Encuentro Guadalupe / Hotel Endemico

These are the rooms




It's mostly grape picking in these parts, but there was this iron table. Baja California iron is the next big thing.

Tackett / Thursday

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Weekend / Stuff

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Max Gottschalk

Emil Milan
Allan Gould, Mario Botta

Tackett / Thursday

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La Gardo Tackett

Orange Coast College / Neutra / Endangered

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Orange Coast College (1954) by Richard Neutra and associates, Robert Alexander and Richard Pledger Garrett Eckbo was the Landscape Architect  The initial master plan for the campus was created by architect Robert E. Alexander in 1948 who also designed the first buildings on site. He was assisted by local Corona del Mar architect Richard Pleger who worked as an associate architect on the project. In 1952, a partnership with Richard Neutra was formed, and the two worked on the planning and architecture of the new OCC campus and furthered the seven year master plan to realization. The agreed-upon scope for the Neutra and Alexander work was that each would make basic conceptual idea/design contributions, with Neutra taking chief responsibility for the architectural design and Alexander assuming control of planning, organization, public relations, and logistics. Neutra provided design ideas for a business education building (complex), a science building (complex), an athletic facility, an…