michael k. wilkinson, photographs of architecture &

interiors

day-to-day peeks and glances, courtesy of Instagram
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The right kind of pop-up: can't see it from the street, feels amazing to be inside. NOT the kind of pop-up where they shoehorn a third or fourth unit into a house that used to be for one family. Design by @dcmdb, construction by @seanlada. Petworth DC.It's nowhere near that yellow in person, but sometimes filters can be fun. From a spec renovation photoshoot today for @dcmdb, in Petworth.Now I know why convertible drivers wear a scarf when they drive with the top down in the winter. #mazda #mx5 #miataTake the long road. The convertible life. #mazda #mx5 #miataMount Airy, MD. Beautiful. 1990 #mazda #miata #mx5The convertible life. Top down in mid-December in rural Frederick County MD. I'm loving it. 1990 #Mazda #Miata #MX5.Hinges and latches. I love them. The simpler the better.Happy camper. The new @nomadmotorlodge 1961 Airstream, in its happy place next to Michael's 1950 American General. Photo by @dcmdb, light edit by @mkw4114. #airstream #airstreamhunting #airstreamrenovation #vintagetrailer #vintageairstream #nomadmobilemotorlodge #americangeneralCheck out that license plate. (Actually, if you're a Delaware or Maryland State Trooper, please don't!) we made it home without a hitch, so to speak. 1961 #airstream #sovereign. #savetheairstreams #vintageairstream #vintagetrailer #nomadmobilemotorlodge @nomadmotorlodgeAnd baby makes five. 1961 Airstream Sovereign, from South Carolina via Delaware. The newest addition to the @nomadmotorlodge fleet, and the last one for a while. Needs work, but at least we got it. #airstream #airstreamhunting #airstreamrenovation #vintageairstream #vintagetrailerHeaded to Laurel DE to pick up a 1961 Airstream Sovereign for @nomadmotorlodge. Not there yet, so here's a picture from our 1955 Overlander. #airstream #airstreamhunting #airstreamrenovation #vintageairstream #vintagetrailerWho else has a throne to sleep in? Nini is a lucky four pound dog. #poodle #toypoodle #dogsofinstagramOpening reception today (12/13/14) from 11-4! ALL ARE WELCOME: Row House and Storefront Churches. Anacostia Arts Center. 1231 Good Hope Road SE, Washington DC.Bursting with pride to see that Pete's is a sponsor for the Columbia Heights holiday tree!Starting to hang the ALL ARE WELCOME show at the Anacostia Arts Center. Opening reception Saturday from 11-4. Come see me! @anacostiaartsComing soon to the #nomadmobilemotorlodge fleet: 1961 #airstream #sovereign. From Delaware by way of South Carolina. Saw it last week. Negotiated the purchase today. Getting it on Sunday. #vintageairstream #airstreamhuntingAnother shot of the inside of the outside skin on the 1953 #airstream #liner at Frank's for restoration. #vintage #vintageairstream #savetheairstreams #vintagetrailer #nomadmobilemotorlodgeInside of the outside skin of the 1953 #airstream #liner under restoration.Inside of the outside skin of the 1953 #airstream #liner. #airstreamrenovation #vintageairstream #savetheairstreamsReflections of a 1968 #Caravelle in our 1953 #Liner. #airstream #airstreamrenovation #savetheairstreams #vintage #vintageairstreamDRY GOODS. Marfa TX. October 2014.West Texas after a rare rainstorm is covered in yellow and sage green. October 2014.Chaco Canyon NM. October 2014.Another #brooklynbridge shot from last week.Subway Map (mobile device).BANKS SPURTING GOODS 302-856-4195. Georgetown DE.S I TRAVEL TRAILER CENTER INC. (Argosy 26). #airstream #vintageairstream #vintagetrailer #argosy #airstreamhunting #nomadmobilemotorlodgeGraffiti at 13th and Shepherd NW. #blacklivesmatterGraffiti at 13th and Shepherd NW. #blacklivesmatterGraffiti at 13th and Shepherd NW. #blacklivesmatterMy best friend in the morning, my Le Creuset french press. In the sink getting ready for duty tomorrow morning. #frenchpress #coffeemore

 

 

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.

 

If you're a serious person who just wants to get to business, click on recently (below) to browse recent architectural assignments. If you must.

 

Click on other links at your own risk; may contain non-architectural, uninteresting or otherwise generally nonprofessional content.

 

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

 

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