michael k. wilkinson, photographs of architecture &

interiors

day-to-day peeks and glances, courtesy of Instagram
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TOW AWAYZ. Love municipal graphics.OMG the little one. With her little paws. Spread out wide on the couch. That little doggy. Oh. I wuv her.EDGEWOOD.High noon at the Bacon Funeral Home construction disaster site.My local community garden. 14th and Taylor NW. One half (shown) on the south side of the intersection. The other half is at risk of being paved over for a school faculty parking lot. DM me if you want to get involved in the fight to save the garden.Holy COW! A pop-up where the builder is retaining the same original height AND re-using the turret, including its original ornamental metalwork. Where's the closest trophy store? I'm buying the biggest one and awarding it to whomever is responsible for this beautiful renovation/addition.Dusk at Varnum Street. Many thanks to Patrick and Michael for a great dinner. Only thing missing: @kidronaldo85. Hugs to all.Daisy is Patrick and Michael's dog. She does NOT like getting picture taken.Big brother little brother. Two blue Miatas, 1990 and 2009. #mazda #miata #mx5Perks of the job. Lunch break on the back deck. David (r.), architect/client. Dennis (l.), an amazing gardener and cook. Good friends. They make a long day of work highly enjoyable.Very long day at an architect's own house. Several years of steady improvements, including a new look for the master bedroom just four days ago!I love photographing the home of an architect.Led a neighborhood walking tour this morning in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. #elhalleysRowhouses growing like weeds in Petworth. #elhaynes #elhalleysLed a neighborhood walking tour this morning in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. #elhalleysA longtime favorite alley structure, a shed with a hundred years of crackled, peeling white paint, is getting scraped and sanded. RIP old paint. From this morning's walking tour in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. #elhalleysFrom my neighborhood walking tour this morning in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. #elhalleysFrom my neighborhood walking tour this morning in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. #elhalleysBack to nature. On this morning's neighborhood walking tour in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. #elhalleysLed a neighborhood walking tour this morning in #Petworth with a group of new staff members at #elhaynes public charter school. Mostly alleys, but some regular sidewalks too. #elhalleysLookie. Fancy new Amex card came in the mail today. With, whaddatheycallit - wait, let me fish the marketing spiel out of the recycle bin - Sun, low in the sky, casts a glow on flower stems.Long day in Arlington today. Nothing left to do except to wait for dusk. And pack the car and reassemble the homeowner's house.Long day in Arlington today.Looking forward to leading an IG tour on Monday of #Petworth #alleys as an orientation activity for a small group of new teachers and staff members at #ELHaynes Public Charter School. #ELHalleysLooking forward to leading an IG tour on Monday of #Petworth #alleys as an orientation activity for a small group of new teachers and staff members at #ELHaynes Public Charter School. #ELHalleysLooking forward to leading an IG tour on Monday of #Petworth #alleys as an orientation activity for a small group of new teachers and staff members at #ELHaynes Public Charter School. #ELHalleysLooking forward to leading an IG tour on Monday of #Petworth #alleys as an orientation activity for a small group of new teachers and staff members at #ELHaynes Public Charter School. #ELHalleysLooking forward to leading an IG tour on Monday of #Petworth #alleys as an orientation activity for a small group of new teachers and staff members at #ELHaynes Public Charter School. #ELHalleysThat magic 20 minutes before the light just disappears.Natalie Merchant is a wonderful (and witty) performer with an exceptionally good band.No caption. Too distracted.more

 

 

Michael K. Wilkinson is an architectural photographer based in Washington DC. Instagram is his creative outlet, and he uses it on a daily basis, sometimes hourly. We've plugged his Instagram feed into the space above this paragraph in the hopes of keeping the homepage fresh on a daily (sometimes hourly) basis. Please forgive any non-architectural, uninteresting or otherwise generally nonprofessional photographs in the Instagram feed. In particular, please forgive all the dog photos. Thank you.

 

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Yes, that was a photography pun. Sort of. Sorry. Carry on.

 

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