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by craig j
Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:23 pm
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Topic: Yamamura House Ashiya Japan Nov. 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 10775

Yamamura House Ashiya Japan Nov. 2010

Last week I visited the Yamamura House, also known Yodoko Guest House if I'm not mistaken. The house is obviously quite impressive; it was designed I think shortly after the Hollyhock House here in Los Angeles, and obviously looks quite a bit similar. The house isn't in perfect shape but it has been...
by craig j
Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:36 am
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Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright's struggles with officialdom
Replies: 80
Views: 43630

Mr. Virr;

Posts on FLLW are what this site is about.

Using this site to post personal greivances is an abuse of the site.

As I said before; anyone who posts anonymous personal attacks on the internet of any group can't complain when when anyone else offers another opinion.
by craig j
Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:17 am
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Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright's struggles with officialdom
Replies: 80
Views: 43630

Mr. Virr; Congratulations; maybe time to retire! Your original post was an personal attack on a group of people and had little or nothing to do with FLLW. Though as we all know FLLW did have his run-ins with the government; you're using an FLLW forum to vent your personal greivances. Anyone may give...
by craig j
Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:57 pm
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Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright's struggles with officialdom
Replies: 80
Views: 43630

Ms. Virr; Please; this forum is supposed to be about FLLW; not another of your complaints against government employees. Your comment: "...I am used to such encounters degenerating into a shouting match across the counter..." says a lot more about you than any government employee. It seems you need a...
by craig j
Wed May 26, 2010 11:22 am
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Topic: visited skyrose chapel by fay jones 5-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 6483

visited skyrose chapel by fay jones 5-22-2010

I had always wanted to go see the "Sky Rose" Chapel; I had an appointment elsewhere in Whittier last Saturday and then took the time to go over to see the chapel. I wasn't able to get inside but obviously it's an awesome building. It's seems like the main space is probably fairly "light" feeling com...
by craig j
Mon May 10, 2010 3:09 pm
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Topic: House design software
Replies: 4
Views: 2970

Mack 123; You may be able to purchase an inexpensive home design software that may indeed help you lay out the design of your house. There is basic software that lay people can use to lay out a house; some of it is very powerful too for the price. If you go that route; once you have the design and y...
by craig j
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:16 pm
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Topic: 51st. anniversary of FLW's death
Replies: 25
Views: 12544

pf is too funny!

Asking posters on a Wright forum to stop talking about Wright?

pf; if you want to discuss other architects by all means:

http://www.pushpullbar.com/forums/index.php?

or:

http://www.designcommunity.com/forums/

Or wherever else you may prefer; enjoy!
by craig j
Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:10 am
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Topic: Are Codes Necessary?
Replies: 67
Views: 29413

For anyone to broadly paint the majority of building code officials as incompentent or as failed architects is ridiculous; not helpful; not a real attempt at a discussion. I passed all parts of the difficult 4 day U.S. architects exam on the first try (that was back when you had to take everything a...
by craig j
Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:12 am
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Topic: Are Codes Necessary?
Replies: 67
Views: 29413

I worked as a project architect for a very busy firm doing large projects nationwide for about 15 years. I also worked as a Chief Plans Examiner for a busy City in Florida for 3 years. For the last 8 3/4 years I've been a Building Official for a City in the Los Angeles area. I was on the Board of th...
by craig j
Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:30 am
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Topic: john howe house video
Replies: 6
Views: 3721

john howe house video

The video breifly shows a garage addition that doesn't look original; anyway worth a look.
I attended a lecture by John Howe January 31st, 1983 in Alexandria Minnesota; I framed the notice from the lecture; still have it on my desk.

http://www.lx-tv.com/openhousenyc/video/10434
by craig j
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:54 pm
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Topic: Sort of a copy of the Robie house?
Replies: 9
Views: 5677

Sort of a copy of the Robie house?

Odd; check out the photos.

http://www.sharkhomesearch.com/area_Hom ... 9&AD=11001 MC CARTHY&city=PALOS PARK

I guess one of the many Wright imitators.
by craig j
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:55 pm
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Topic: met original wright apprentice at martin house 10-28-09?
Replies: 2
Views: 1915

met original wright apprentice at martin house 10-28-09?

My wife an I visited Fallingwater 10-27-09 for the first time (I was in heaven; I've wanted to visit the house since I first found out about it in architectural school 30 years ago) then the afternoon of 10-27-09 we drove up to buffalo and did the tour of the martin house 10-28-09. Most of the tour ...