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  Topic: Acorn House for Sale | Spring Green | Stephen Nemtin
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:40 pm   Subject: Acorn House for Sale | Spring Green | Stephen Nemtin
Nemtin was a creative designer. He designed a house on a steep waterfront site in Edmonds, Washington in the early '90's which was included in John Rattenbury's "A Living Architecture". Some ...
  Topic: Acorn House for Sale | Spring Green | Stephen Nemtin
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:12 pm   Subject: Acorn House for Sale | Spring Green | Stephen Nemtin
The exterior wall surfaces (in red) and soffits (in cream) appear to be finished with stucco, presumably an elastomeric top coat to minimize the likelihood of cracking, The roof appears to be a sheet ...
  Topic: Acorn House for Sale | Spring Green | Stephen Nemtin
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:48 pm   Subject: Acorn House for Sale | Spring Green | Stephen Nemtin
An interesting house in a Goffian sort of vein; a floor plan would help "sell it". The vertical surfaces on the central roof are crying out for clerestories to lend some sky views above the ...
  Topic: Lovness Estate renovation
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:01 pm   Subject: Lovness Estate renovation
I once had a studio with a design professor who would say "Symmetry is the hobgoblin of little minds."
  Topic: John Randal McDonald first house Racine, Wisconsin for sale
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: John Randal McDonald first house Racine, Wisconsin for sale
Looks like it would be a very fun and versatile house to furnish and live or work in....lose the fish and wall stove, add some Nelson pendant lamps, some modern furniture with colorful fabrics...
  Topic: Richard Smith House, Jefferson, WI
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:21 am   Subject: Richard Smith House, Jefferson, WI
If there was once agreement that rusticated or rough-faced masonry is inappropriate "in town," numerous examples from the past several centuries should
have served as antidotes to the noti ...
  Topic: Erdman Prefabs
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:11 pm   Subject: Erdman Prefabs
I believe it is worth noting that the Erdman pre-fabs were by no means small or particularly spartan. The amount of cabinetry in them (read a lot of it) leads the lady of the Sweeton house to sigh wit ...
  Topic: Erdman Prefabs
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:15 am   Subject: Erdman Prefabs
In an article about the Duncan house (an Erdman#1) by Charles Rosenblum in the Summer 2008 issue of FLW Quarterly, it is noted the building costs the Duncan’s paid in 1957 Lisle, IL as follows: “$ ...
  Topic: Erdman Prefabs
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:26 pm   Subject: Erdman Prefabs
A link to a Levitt and Sons brochure and price list from 1957...median houses of the day:

http://www.levittowners.com/houses.htm

Remember, Levitt was a one stop package with an economy of scale. ...
  Topic: Erdman Prefabs
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:12 am   Subject: Erdman Prefabs
Two Erdman #2’s were built; no #3’s...yet.
  Topic: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:07 am   Subject: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
At T West ? Or at FW ?

At FW with the dog.
  Topic: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:33 am   Subject: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
EJ is sitting just to the south of the stair leading up to the bedrooms with his back to the wall which screens the main entrance hall. He is opposite the fireplace and wall which separates the kitche ...
  Topic: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:18 pm   Subject: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
That incredibly animated cover pic of EJ is crying out for a caption....
  Topic: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:02 pm   Subject: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
Hanna dining chair=Wrightian shooting stick.....I’ll accept that.

I believe the photo of Wright looking uncomfortable at Taliesin West had more to do with the blazing heat and still air than the ...
  Topic: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:37 pm   Subject: Article: Paul Hanna and the Hanna House - Stanford, CA
They're ugly, and tippy.

The Hanna house was on the FLWBC Conference tour in 2016, and a couple of chair types (reproductions?) were available to be sat upon. A dining chair was available, so I tri ...
 
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