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  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:00 am   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
So is!

The design includes some stone-finished partitions, specifically the fireplace area, but they are not visible from the outside.

For this project, there are complete constructive drawings. ...
  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

Replies: 43
Views: 4902

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:10 am   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49027407363_874d1c8019_c_d.jpg

The FLLW Foundation quarterly magazine has been kind to show online the article dedicated to the Gordon Strong project, in which m ...
  Topic: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
David

Replies: 115
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:48 pm   Subject: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
Why did Cassina decide to remove the metal supports from Wright's original design? It is a beautiful detail.

https://images.adsttc.com/media/images/5c07/fbe1/08a5/e5ce/eb00/0044/newsletter/2.jpg
  Topic: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
David

Replies: 115
Views: 234385

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:41 pm   Subject: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
Some time ago, I modeled the Taliesin chair following, approximately, the famous Wright drawing that circulates on the internet:

http://sdrdesign.com/origami.jpg

And this is the result:

https ...
  Topic: Universal Portland Cement Co. Exhibition
David

Replies: 46
Views: 4029

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:53 am   Subject: Universal Portland Cement Co. Exhibition
Interesting reflection I will take that into account!

Usually, I place the (virtual) camera at the average height of a person, over 5 foot 9 inches, although this is not set in stone, using these s ...
  Topic: Universal Portland Cement Co. Exhibition
David

Replies: 46
Views: 4029

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:27 am   Subject: Universal Portland Cement Co. Exhibition
Work in progress!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48874111258_375838047f_o_d.jpg
  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

Replies: 43
Views: 4902

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:34 am   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
Why was Wright the only really popular architect of his generation? Popular in the sense of widely acclaimed by the general public. If we compare him with Mies, Le Corbusier or Aalto, no other archite ...
  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

Replies: 43
Views: 4902

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:52 am   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
You are absolutely right Roderick. One of the versatility of computer recreation is precisely to explore different paths.

Regarding the lamp or ornament that appears in the section drawing, it disa ...
  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

Replies: 43
Views: 4902

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:32 pm   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
The question of the rear ramp was, of course, the subject of controversy when recreating this building. Which version is more appropriate to recreate? The original idea of the architect or the final r ...
  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

Replies: 43
Views: 4902

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:39 am   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
In the working drawings, the rear ramp disappeared probably at the indication of the client, although Wright kept the "drive-in" rear windows on the ground floor and the space needed for car ...
  Topic: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
David

Replies: 43
Views: 4902

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:57 am   Subject: Article: David Romero & unbuilt FLW designs
A couple of images corresponding to the Valley National Bank that came out in FLLW Foundation Quarterly Magazine last year, but that had not been shown on the internet until now.

https://live.stati ...
  Topic: Wright Model Making?
David

Replies: 36
Views: 2170

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:55 pm   Subject: Wright Model Making?
David, some things take a long time. You are building a reputation that will serve you well in the future.

"Profit-taking as a motive for a civilization does not seem to be the ennobling basis ...
  Topic: Wright Model Making?
David

Replies: 36
Views: 2170

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:23 am   Subject: Re: Wright Model Making?
I'm thinking of turning my model-making hobby into a side business. Does this board think there is a market for custom bass wood architectural models of Wright designs? What do you think would be a f ...
  Topic: Larkin Administration Building visuals
David

Replies: 199
Views: 50013

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:45 am   Subject: Larkin Administration Building visuals
Interesting approach:

https://www.citylab.com/design/2019/04/tissue-box-art-modern-architecture-replicas-kurt-treeby/588187/

“It would be interesting to go to the site https://cdn.theatlantic. ...
  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
David

Replies: 32
Views: 2367

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:17 am   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
It's a shame, the original color was exquisite and consistent with the palette of earthy tones that Wright habitually used

https://az333959.vo.msecnd.net/images-7/the-solomon-r-guggenheim-museum-ri ...
 
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