The work of Rocket FAB has been recognized
by the following publications and institutions:
The House of Earth and Light
The Arizona Republic. Saturday, August 7, 1999.
"Stretching the Limit" pages AH1, AH8-9.
Story: Bob Golfen, Photos: Suzanne Starr, Computer renderings: Nathan Koren.
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
National Design Triennial: Design Culture Now exhibit. March 7 through August 6, 2000.
Computer renderings by Nathan Koren of the House of Earth and Light were exhibited, as well as a scale model of the home, which was still under construction at the time. In addition to being part of the exhibit, a rendering of this home was the image selected to be displayed on a 5th Avenue billboard announcing the show.
The New York Times. Thursday, July 27, 2000.
"DESIGN NOTEBOOK; The Radical Ranch Pitches Its Tent" pages B1, B10.
Story: Julie V. Iovine, Photos: Bill Timmerman, Computer renderings: Nathan Koren.
The Arizona Republic. Saturday, August 12, 2000.
"Magazine Bets on Joy of Less" pages AH12-13.
Story: Linda Hales, Washington Post
Dwell. October 2000 Premiere issue.
"Labor of Love" pages 60-67. Story: Karrie Jacobs, Photos: Doug Hoeschler.
Architectural Record. March 2001.
"Architects discover the flexibility of lightweight and durable fabrics: Advances in films and coatings make fabric an excellent alternative to glass" page 47. Story: Todd Wilmert, Photos: Bill Timmerman
Desert Living City AZ. March/April 2002.
"Top 10 of the Last 20 Years" pages 65-75. Story: Dawson Fearnow
Noteworthy: the House of Earth and Light is number 6 of the top 10.
Metro. June/July 2003.
"Hot Houses" pages 43-51. Story: David Proffitt, Photos: Camera Werks.
Dwell. June 2005.
"Love's Labors Found" pages 122-129. Story: David Proffitt, Photos: Daniel Hennessy.
See The House of Earth and Light here
Kotoske Residence, A Blaine Drake Home
Remodeled by Steve Martino, landscape architect
Awning and fencing fabrication: P. McCue, D. Bartolomeo
Phoenix Home and Garden. October 2002.
"Inside Out Outside In" pages 86-93. Story: Teresa O'Neil.
House Beautiful. September 2003.
"Art Imitating Nature" pages 104-111. Story Elizabeth H. Hunter, Photos: Richard Felber.
Phoenix Home and Garden. May 2005.
"A Woman's Touch" pages 136-143. Story: Teresa Esquivel, Photos: Michael Woodall.
See the Rezzonico Residence here
Patrick McCue has obtained three patents for his designs of firefighting training and safety apparatus.
2311 W Wilshire Drive Phoenix, AZ 85009