July 2015 Photographs

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Here’s my photos.

All of these pictures came from my Instagram feed: YoungArchitxPDX Feel free to add me.

Enjoying a real beer in Porland

This is Jake @jlarkin_952 he rode his bike here from Missoula Montana. He’s staying at the “Mike Riscica Bike Hostel” and has been cycling for 5 weeks and 1500 miles. He’s headed back to Missoula and after this bike tour he is starting a job as a physicians assistant in La Crosse Wisconsin and day dreaming about coming back to Pacific Northwest! I basically told him to just move to Portland.

 

Architectya shirt

Architecture – It’s not just for Wankers by Marcus White. Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas and Jean Nouvel as “heavy metal rock gods”.

 

Picture with Phillip Johnson and Mike Riscica's book

Phillip Johnson checking out my book about How To Pass The Architecture Registration Exam. He said I’m definitely not charging enough for this book. #AREbook #NCARB #whatanarchitectdoes #PhillipJohnson

 

200 person game of rock, paper scissors

The finals of a 200 person game of rock, paper scissors. Today is going to be a great day!!! #WDS2015

 

Guy giving a speech about blowing people's minds

Blow their fucking minds! #WDS2015 #Jonathanfields

 

Mike Riscica with his new selfie stick

Guys I’m loving this selfie stick. #Selfiestick #WDS2015

 

This is no time to be a chicken shit

#chickenshit #DontDoIt #WDS2015

Breakfast with 400 people dressed as a penguin

Breakfast in bed with 500 people dressed as a penguin!!!! #WDS2015 #mikeriscica666

 

2 people and a dog laying in bed

My 3 favorite people in the whole world! #MollyRiscica @mrspunbomber @punbomber #Selfiestick

 

Mike Riscica telling a Chuck Norris joke

Originally the Fonz planned to jump over Chuck Norris, but got scared and decided to jump over a shark instead. #ChuckNorrisJokes #WDS2015 #handsome #tan #Italian

 

World Domination Summit 2015 stage picture

Today is going to be a great day!!! #WDS2015

 

Support for ADHDKidsRock.com

2 kids with ADHD that rock! ADHDKidsRock.com #geniuses #SpecialEd #Bloggers #WDS2015

 

Group selfie with friends having dinner

Beers with the Yogis!! #WDS2015

 

Labrador taking a selfie

#MollyRiscica #Selfiestick #WDS2015

 

Graphic about adulthood

Today has been an amazing day! Learning how to be a grown up!! #WDS2015

 

Group of friends taking a selfie

We did it!!!! #WDS2015 #Amazing #portlandarchitecture #portlandoregon #Selfiestick

 

Graphic about ideas and execution

Formula for Business:
Idea X Execution = Profitability
Amazing idea X Shitty Execution = $20
EXECUTION IS MORE IMPORTANT THEN IDEAS! #WDS2015

 

Graphic about ideas and execution

Just see the fucking execution! #WDS2015 #architectexam

 

Mike and a female friend selfie

Food Babe and Mikeriscica #WDS2015

 

World Domination Summit 2015 picture

Today is going to be an amazing day!!! #WDS2015 #shipWDS

 

Mike Riscica and Jenna Bee in Mill Ends Park

Jenna Bee and I were walking by Mill Ends Park (aka worlds smallest park) and we saw a brave bot just chillin in the park! #bravebot #botjoy #NaitoParkway #JennaBee #WDS2015 #Selfiestick #beeyoga

 

Picture after the World Domination Summit 2015

Back at it! It’s going to be an amazing day today. WDS is over, the party is over and I’m back to work! What a beautiful conference, I made a ton of new and amazing friends who are all working really hard to make the world a better place! Thank you! #WDS2015 #iloveyouportland #Selfiestick #portlandoregon #JennaBeeyoga #portlandarchitecture #portlandia #shipWDS

 

Check with a parking fee returned in Portland

2 years ago I wrote a letter to a multnomah county Judge about a parking ticket I got and how I was penalized with a late fee before I even knew I had a ticket. I also complained about the graphic design of the ticket being confusing to understand or read. I asked them how many people who speak English as a second language have been penalized as well. Today I received a check for $90 for overpayment on that parking ticket. #multnomahcounty #cityofportland

 

Attending a CPR class

CPR class today! #whatanarchitectdoes

 

Angelina Jolie with Mike Riscica's book

Angelina Jolie purchased my book. Apparently Brad Pitt is getting serious again about becoming an Architect. Check out the ARE Book’s reviews and get a free chapter at YoungArchitect.com latest blogpost #NCARB #architectexam #HowToPassTheArchitectureRegistrationExam #mikeriscica666

 

Group selfie with friends

Yoga Retreat!!! #JennaBeeyoga #beeyoga #YogaFriends #yogaonyamhill #Selfiestick #jillknouseyoga

 

Portland photo with 2 guys

This guy!!! #BrotherFromAnotherMother #CharlesVanWinckleTheThird #portlandia

 

Mike Riscica drinking a beer from a selfie stick

Drinking Bird!! #WDS2015 #Selfiestick #MarliWilliams #mikeriscica666

 

Waterfall picture

Silver Falls State Park #MollyRiscica

 

Guy wearing a NASA shirt

#mikeriscica666 #NASA #CharlesVanWinckleTheThird #parkinglot #tan #handsome #NYItalian #Selfiestick

 

Portland apartment building

#portlandarchitecture #7amSundayMorning

 

Yoga friends

Celebration brunch for completion of Jenna Bee’s Yoga Retreat at home. We’ve laughed, meditated and practiced yoga everyday for the past week from 7-8:30am, post WDS. #YogaFriends #yogaonyamhill #JennaBeeyoga #WDS2015 #mothersbistro #Selfiestick Be fit, be strong, be real. Bee Yoga.

 

How to be an adult

From when we learned how to be an Adult at WDS. #Idontwanttogotoworktoday #WDS2015

 

Politician lounging in a chair that resembles the Portland Building

The latest installation in the Portland Building public art gallery: A Politician lounging in a chair that resembles the Portland Building. #cityofportland #portlandia #publicart #RACC #monday #postmodernism #michaelgraves #portlandoregon #portlandbuilding

 

Receiving recognition

Yogi of the month! What an honor!! #yoyoyogi #pdxyoga #ricosuave #halfpigeonwarrior #mikeriscica666 #iloveyouportland

 

Tall building in Portland

#portlandarchitecture

 

What an architect does

#whatanarchitectdoes #WaitAround #permitting

 

Black and white drawing with innovative buildings

Weird. #pantheon #casadelfascio

 

Catarchitecture

#caturday #catarchitect #architecturecats

 

Brad and Angelina at Fallingwate

Brad and Angelina at Fallingwater in 2006 #BradPitt #fallingwater #selfiestick

 

Mike gets a selfie stick

Guess what guys. #iboughttheselfiestick #selfiestick #douchy #pioneersquare #trimet

 

Mike's first selfie stick picture

Should I buy a selfie stick? #mikeriscica666

 

New blog post on www.youngarchitect.com

New blogpost on YoungArchitect.com #architecturefirm #whatanarchitectdoes #NCARB #autocad #revit #microstation

 

Mike Riscica changing Architecture

I took the pledge, gonna make some shit happen. #gfda #mikeriscica666 #imgonnastayyounguntilidie

 

Side Stretching for Yoga

It’s a side stretch, not a back bend! #hipsteryoga #TheRealAshleyJudd #yoyoyogi #reversewarrior #mikeriscica666

 

Picture with Labrador playing in the grass

Rabbit Rabbit!!!! Hope your month looks like this! #labrador

 

Jane Jacobs 'The Death and life of great American cities'

❤️

 

Being an Entrepreneur Architect

Mark LePage called me an Entrepreneur Architect! #Winning

 

Douglas Darden self-portrait with boobs

Douglas Darden gave himself boobs in his self portrait. #kindaweird #whatanarchitectdoes #CondemnedBuildings

 

Labrador playing around outside

Showin Couch Park What’s Up! #MollyRiscica #MollsToTheWalls #BestFriend

 

Portland City Hall building

#portlandarchitecture #cityofportland #streettrees #waitingforthemax

 

Architecture black and white plan

#loukahn #nuns #grids

 

Portlandia picture

#portlandia #cityofportland #cityarchive

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About the author

Michael Riscica

Michael Riscica is a Licensed Architect who lives in beautiful Portland, Oregon, with his Labrador Retriever. He is passionate about helping Young Architects change the world. In his free time, Michael likes to take very long bicycle rides across America. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linked In. Also check out his new project Young Architect Gear, designing architecturally themed gifts and products.


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