patrick has practiced architecture in los angeles and at sea ranch, and has taught design studios at sci-arc. he currently teaches at the woodbury university school of architecture. as a contributor to archinect, he writes under the skin, a series of long-form building reviews exploring the cultural relevance of particular buildings within the many contexts of los angeles. he designs smallish things under the moniker patio, or one of its leetspeak versions. he holds a master of architecture from sci-arc, where he was awarded the gehry prize for best graduate thesis, and a bachelor of arts in english and film studies from creighton university. while there, he won the oscar m. macelliao poetry prize for a short collection of poetry. before entering architecture, he worked in the film industry, where he directed and edited numerous short films, music videos, and commercials. in his design work, he filters interests of poetry and film through architecture, exploring the poetics of form through a range of diverse mediums and instantiations. the objects here for sale were on display until february of this year in his solo show at the a+d museum, dark mode - a design collection of sculptural domestic objects.