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  Topic: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
JimM

Replies: 43
Views: 2215

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
What's going on there? Which part of the building is that?
https://i.imgur.com/ZUUZxka.jpg

The first significant revisions to the studio occurred between 1912-13. The first photo with the auto is ...
  Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
JimM

Replies: 1235
Views: 239619

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:19 pm   Subject: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
creepy
  Topic: The Willoughby by Lindal Cedar Homes
JimM

Replies: 8
Views: 208

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:03 pm   Subject: The Willoughby by Lindal Cedar Homes
My nit picks... the drafter left out corner glazing at the living room pier and also transposed the names of the utility and laundry rooms.
  Topic: Coonley Main House sold after eight years on the market
JimM

Replies: 14
Views: 453

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:26 pm   Subject: Coonley Main House sold after eight years on the market
That photo of the square living room makes it look twice as long as wide. Where do realtors find their photographers?

These realtor abominations do show "more", but horribly misrepresent ...
  Topic: eBay: Prints for Duey Wright & Marden Houses
JimM

Replies: 43
Views: 1577

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: eBay: Prints for Duey Wright & Marden Houses
The current owner has replaced all of the house's corner windows with single glazed mitered corners per the original drawings......the seals are perfect and invisible.

That's great to hear... alth ...
  Topic: eBay: Prints for Duey Wright & Marden Houses
JimM

Replies: 43
Views: 1577

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: eBay: Prints for Duey Wright & Marden Houses
Most obvious at the "mitered" corners, but it appears all the original windows have been replaced with insulated glazing... if so, an exemplary example of how to do it with the only compromi ...
  Topic: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
JimM

Replies: 13
Views: 747

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:10 pm   Subject: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
Odd how the interior simply falls flat as opposed to what the exterior would appear to promise, but deserving of a sympathetic renovation. My guess is the architect might have been a reluctant "c ...
  Topic: Falling Water landscape drawings
JimM

Replies: 53
Views: 1851

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:14 pm   Subject: Falling Water landscape drawings
Perhaps the mullions are a safety measure in tension to ensure that the cantilevers above and below don't compromise the non-structural window wall. I am no engineer, but that seems more likely than ...
  Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
JimM

Replies: 1235
Views: 239619

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:58 pm   Subject: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
PM architects continually spouted off about "dialogues with the environment" (and never mentioning what the environment had to say about the discussion). Now a rather decent example of archi ...
  Topic: Video: CGI Fallingwater
JimM

Replies: 10
Views: 375

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:49 pm   Subject: Video: CGI Fallingwater
Stephen, the bi-folds are accurate.
  Topic: Hotel St. Louis
JimM

Replies: 25
Views: 1094

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: Hotel St. Louis
Recommended: "Louis Henri Sullivan" by Mario Manieri Elia
Princeton Architectural Press, 1996, (10x11, 188 heavy stock pages)
Very well done, originally published in Italy. Biographical wi ...
  Topic: Karl Kamrath Skyscraper Faces Demolition (Arch Record 1964)
JimM

Replies: 6
Views: 314

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:30 pm   Subject: Karl Kamrath Skyscraper Faces Demolition (Arch Record 1964)
Nice stuff.
  Topic: Video: Fallingwater - Custom Dining Room Table
JimM

Replies: 14
Views: 470

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:02 pm   Subject: Video: Fallingwater - Custom Dining Room Table
Well there it is... if accurate I'm reading "Extension table" (2) additional times at the buffet and for use, Kaufmann caption notwithstanding.

... note the phantom lines which show the e ...
  Topic: Video: Fallingwater - Custom Dining Room Table
JimM

Replies: 14
Views: 470

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:16 pm   Subject: Video: Fallingwater - Custom Dining Room Table
Right, I assumed there were two removable sections to be added and used ala James' plan... even if only one is removable per Kaufmann, it still makes sense when together there would be the appearance ...
  Topic: Video: Fallingwater - Custom Dining Room Table
JimM

Replies: 14
Views: 470

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:01 pm   Subject: Video: Fallingwater - Custom Dining Room Table
The additional latches of the nested section are interesting. Everything would appear to simply latch together end to end with the last section resolving similar to the main unit.

Then there is thi ...
 
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