Rich Moore

Happy Portfolio Day

No longer are the days when the only criticism you receive about your portfolio is a “yes” or “no” from the school you’re applying to. …

Down and dirt-y.

DesignBuildBluff 2012 is finally getting underway, with this year’s emphasis on the earth and how to not only integrate our design into the ground, but …

UP House on Core77

This is pretty amazing: Utah-based building company Bangerter Homeshas faithfully duplicated the Victorian two-story from Pixar’s Up, using frames from the movie to create a 2,800-square-foot house that matches both inside and out. Disney/Pixar was contacted and gave Bangerter Homes unprecedented permission to construct the replica….Staying true to the timeline in the movie, this turn of the century period… Read more »

Pixar UP House in Utah

So how is a homebuilder in this Salt Lake City suburb getting away with selling a near-identical copy of the floating house in the Disney-Pixar film “Up”? READ STORY

uhf road trip to cedar city

The Utah Heritage Foundation is sponsoring a road trip to Cedar City that may interest you. It is happening this Saturday, June 25th and will be visiting some of the great buildings in Iron County. Here is a link with more information. The itinerary is here and you can register here.

lds architecture

For any who may be interested, I am also working on a project of compiling great LDS architecture, as well as working on a history of LDS meetinghouses. Some of this will apply to Salt Lake buildings, which is why I am posting this here. My belief is that the greatest architectural legacy of the… Read more »

empty lot adjacent to capitol theatre

There is a great deal to learn from this exposed side elevation of the Capitol Theatre. I count three distinct building profiles that have been directly adjacent to the Capitol Theatre during the history of the building. There may even be more that I’m missing here, but can you spot all three? Does anyone know… Read more »

capitol theatre alley

Alley adjacent to Capitol Theatre. It’s remarkable how many windows were originally in this side facade, and equally remarkable how many of them have been filled in.Taken 23 Oct 2010