Based in Sydney, Australia, Foundry is a blog by Rebecca Thao. Her posts explore modern architecture through photos and quotes by influential architects, engineers, and artists.

Marine House

(Everyone is standing around drinking beer)

MIKE: So how long did you say you've been here?

SAMIRA; A couple months. I've been staying again.with my parents.

JENNY: Wait, your parents are here?

SAMIRA: Yeah...oil brat.

EVERYONE: Ahhhhh.

NITIN: How did you get hooked up with Luis and Eduardo?

SAMIRA: Viking Club. They know my parents' friends.

MIKE: Of course, who doesn't know those two.

(Dan joins the group and points at Samira)

DAN: Afghanistan!

SAMIRA: What?

DAN: You're from Afghanistan right?

SAMIRA: No, I'm....

DAN (interrupting): Pakistan?

SAMIRA: No, the....

DAN (interrupting): Iran.

SAMIRA: No.

DAN: Armenia. 

SAMIRA; No.

DAN: Venezuela.

SAMIRA; No.

DAN: Colombia.

SAMIRA: No.

DAN: Ok, different continent. Greece!

SAMIRA: No.

DAN: Turkey!

SAMIRA: No.

DAN: Am I even on the right track?

SAMIRA: No.

DAN. Hummmmmm. 

MIKE: Now I'm intrigued.

SAMIRA; I'll give you a hint, my mother's blonde.

DAN: India!

SAMIRA: BLONDE!

DAN: There are blonde Indians!

NITIN: There are?

SAMIRA: My grandfather was in the Marines.

DAN: Oh well that could be anywhere, we have so many bases.

SAMIRA: I'm from California.

DAN: No, no. I mean originally.

SAMIRA; California.

DAN: I mean your parents.

SAMIRA; Well they're both US Citizens.

DAN: Ok your grandparents.

SAMIRA; Fine, I'm half-white and half-Indian. 

JENNY: What an interesting mix.

DAN: I knew it! India!

SAMIRA: Not the blonde one.

DAN: Whatever, I was still right.

Armenian?

Brunch