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  Topic: Algorithmic Design
JimM

Replies: 29
Views: 610

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:52 pm   Subject: Algorithmic Design
and the little works hidden in the woods and on mountainsides that actually possess life and the hope of better things to come...S

I absolutely agree, and as I said, there's a great deal of innovat ...
  Topic: Algorithmic Design
JimM

Replies: 29
Views: 610

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:20 pm   Subject: Algorithmic Design
Ditto, ditto... One questionable contribution of technology to architecture has been an innate alteration of the profession itself. The "amount" of architecture today is mind boggling. Yet m ...
  Topic: For sale: Home by Jackson Hallett - Midland, MI
JimM

Replies: 6
Views: 142

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:42 am   Subject: For sale: Home by Jackson Hallett - Midland, MI
Quite tasteful and not blatantly derivative. Didn't know of Hallet, thanks for posting an "unsung hero"!
  Topic: Price Tower
JimM

Replies: 81
Views: 2187

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:41 pm   Subject: Price Tower
Nope. Laughing
  Topic: Just minutes after a rolling earthquake....
JimM

Replies: 10
Views: 210

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:39 pm   Subject: Just minutes after a rolling earthquake....
Does this work for anybody ? https://www.modernsandiego.com/article/between-the-wars-an-encinitas-home-by-architect-h-th-wijdeveld

https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Wijdeveld

https://www.mo ...
  Topic: Price Tower
JimM

Replies: 81
Views: 2187

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:36 pm   Subject: Price Tower
Didn't think the '38 Time was that rare, and surprised to see it listed a few places in the mid $200-$300 range.

It's a rather nice almost laudatory 3 page article, concise and complete about every ...
  Topic: Metzger House
JimM

Replies: 12
Views: 492

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:35 pm   Subject: Metzger House
Definitely a two-story living room... enlarged you can clearly see "Balcony", and also roof support posts and/or vertical design element on top of the guard rail in front of the fireplace.
  Topic: For sale: Home by apprentice Louis Wiehle
JimM

Replies: 2
Views: 219

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:13 pm   Subject: For sale: Home by apprentice Louis Wiehle
Not surprised to see the 12 volume Monograph in the hallway...
  Topic: Video: Pictures of homes by Frank Lloyd Wright
JimM

Replies: 2
Views: 176

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:35 pm   Subject: Video: Pictures of homes by Frank Lloyd Wright
Most are not named, but first out of the chute is M.M. Smith labeled Affleck!
  Topic: For Sale: 1938 Schindler Wolff House
JimM

Replies: 2
Views: 229

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:19 pm   Subject: For Sale: 1938 Schindler Wolff House
What grand use of "soffitry" throughout this house! Must be one of his best.
  Topic: For sale: Richardson House - Glen Ridge, NJ
JimM

Replies: 18
Views: 769

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:48 pm   Subject: For sale: Richardson House - Glen Ridge, NJ
Hmmm... once the loads were calculated and the steel angles were deemed adequate, one leg was installed vertically to minimize the amount of 2x material removed to accomdate the steel, while the flat ...
  Topic: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
JimM

Replies: 30
Views: 901

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:13 pm   Subject: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
It's clear that what's primarily being presented as a visitors center is more so-if only mentioned in passing- an expansion of the Trust offices than for any specific needs of the H&S itself. Note ...
  Topic: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
JimM

Replies: 30
Views: 901

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:24 pm   Subject: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
Additional images are even worse! Unbelievable.

“The building has to be architecturally significant in its own right, but it cannot upstage the reason people are coming there,” Ronan said.

O ...
  Topic: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
JimM

Replies: 30
Views: 901

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:00 pm   Subject: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
First time seeing this. Not withstanding whether it's needed, what can possibly be going through their minds? I know this is Chicago, but Mies meets Frank? Simply at a loss for words. How anything rem ...
  Topic: For sale: Home in Janesville, WI by 'FLW student'
JimM

Replies: 2
Views: 160

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:24 am   Subject: For sale: Home in Janesville, WI by 'FLW student'
Whether or not by an actual "student", one would like to think this house was not executed as intended. If indeed by a fellow, as he often did, Wright might have said the obvious reference t ...
 
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