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  Topic: Farnsworth House
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:01 pm   Subject: Farnsworth House
Did other architects carry the idea forward? Most working with a project in that vein just carried it along, but not necessarily forward.
To the general public of my generation, the image of a glass ...
  Topic: House in Berkeley, CA
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Replies: 10
Views: 170

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:49 pm   Subject: House in Berkeley, CA
A bathouse?

https://www.google.com/search?q=bathouse&client=safari&hl=en-us&prmd=simvn&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi0vpK7iJ7eAhVvrlkKHas_DtIQ_AUIEigC&biw=37 ...
  Topic: Erdman Prefabs
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Replies: 51
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: Erdman Prefabs
The Erdman Prefabs would be more accurately described as precut kits, akin in some respects to the Sears, Aladdin, Gordon Van Tine precut houses of the early 20th century. The Erdmans used some nation ...
  Topic: Article: 'Free FLW house plans'
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Replies: 3
Views: 117

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:17 pm   Subject: Article: 'Free FLW house plans'
Many of those “free plans” are graphics from William Allin Storrer’s books without attribution.
  Topic: Architect FLW's Brief but Doomed Foray Into Kit Homes
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Replies: 2
Views: 125

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:59 am   Subject: Architect FLW's Brief but Doomed Foray Into Kit Homes
Trailer houses by FLLW?
TAA designed an idealized mobile home for a manufacturer’s trade association in the 1970’s, but I don’t think any were constructed?
  Topic: Article: Bruce Goff
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Replies: 6
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:55 am   Subject: Article: Bruce Goff
The Frank house in Sapulpa, OK was designed in 1955 for a couple who operated a pottery firm called Frankoma Pottery. Goff designed the house to utilize fired clay elements and even designed decorativ ...
  Topic: Harold McCormick House
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Replies: 8
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:44 pm   Subject: Harold McCormick House
A website with a history of the house the Harold McCormick's actually built:
http://www.villaturicum.com/
  Topic: For sale: Christie House - Bernardsville, NJ
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:48 pm   Subject: For sale: Christie House - Bernardsville, NJ
One only hopes the buyer doesn't do to this property what has been done to Johnny Hill's masterpiece in Cincinnati, with the 'excess' land bulldozed into submission for an entire neighborhood of house ...
  Topic: For sale: Christie House - Bernardsville, NJ
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Replies: 4
Views: 176

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:59 am   Subject: For sale: Christie House - Bernardsville, NJ
This is a great house, especially for entertaining.
It should be noted that the reduced price includes all new loggia, gallery, and children's bedroom windows/French doors rebuilt and installed per t ...
  Topic: 1960 Pace Setter house by FLW
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Replies: 8
Views: 264

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:24 pm   Subject: 1960 Pace Setter house by FLW
None of the above.
The house, now known as the Corbett house, was designed by John deKoven Hill with, as Roderick Grant noted in a past thread, some input by John Geiger. At the time, Hill was workin ...
  Topic: Paimio
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Replies: 3
Views: 146

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:58 pm   Subject: Paimio
Aalto's sanatorium was a frequent point of discussion in design studios and in an Environmental Systems course I took at CMU in the 1980's. The central design theme of the hospital was patient access ...
  Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
I was under the impression that a digitized model (seen as an orientation plan on a black background) was made through the use of a series 3D imaged panorama shots taken throughout the house that coll ...
  Topic: Lloyd Lewis sections
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Replies: 77
Views: 8632

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:42 pm   Subject: Lloyd Lewis sections
Bringing this thread forward from the outage abyss....
Keywords: Lloyd Lewis, Little St. Mary's Road, Libertyville, Harding Partners
  Topic: Robert Venturi 1925 - 2018
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:57 pm   Subject: Robert Venturi 1925 - 2018
Venturi and Scott Brown's sensitivity to context was well received at a Wright site:

http://venturiscottbrown.org/pdfs/BethSholomSynagogueVisitorCenter01.pdf
  Topic: Robert Venturi 1925 - 2018
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Replies: 4
Views: 183

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:17 pm   Subject: Robert Venturi 1925 - 2018
It is understood many Wrightians have little regard for Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. We should keep in mind that they are significantly responsible for the renewed interest in the work of Lo ...
 
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