Solar clocks and spiral stairways take underground tunnel building to a new level.
The Abraham Lincoln quotes comes to mind when describing Jason Clauson, “I will prepare and some day, my chance will come.” Jason has been immersed in preparation for Seattle Solstice from the early age of 10 when he began working with stepfather, Stuart.
Stuart Kendall is a founding partner and Principal of Seattle Solstice, one of the most technically advanced stone cutting facilities in the world and a consonance of art & engineering. Undergraduate work in physics at Carleton College transposed to a degree from the Eastman School of Music. He co-founded Enclume, Inc.
In December, children of Kent will be able to think globally and act locally by pushing around a 13,600 pound granite sphere suspended in… Share story In December, children of Kent will be able to think globally and act locally by pushing around a 13,600 pound granite sphere suspended in gushing water at the new Kent Town Square.
Engineer Stuart Kendall stood atop the great pyramid in Egypt, and thought to himself, how much he would like to part of an epic stone project like this one. Little did Kendall know, but the years ahead would provide him with just that opportunity. He spent 7 years at Machinists, Inc.
So how does the Clock keep going if no one visits it for months, or years, or perhaps decades? If it is let to run down between visits, who would keep resetting it? The Clock is designed to run for 10,000 years even if no one ever visits (although it would not display the correct time till someone visited).
High on a rocky ridge in the desert, nestled among the brush, is the topmost part of a clock that has been ticking for thousands of years. It looks out over the ruins of a spaceport, built by a rich man whose name was forgotten long ago.