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  Topic: The Inevitable Future of Chat: How to Save our Scholarship
KevinW

Replies: 16
Views: 498

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:55 pm   Subject: The Inevitable Future of Chat: How to Save our Scholarship
In the short time Stan's site has been live, it has over 4,400 members. The topics range from newbie posts to expert analysis. I post there frequently, pretty much the whole Beharka house restoration ...
  Topic: The Inevitable Future of Chat: How to Save our Scholarship
KevinW

Replies: 16
Views: 498

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:46 pm   Subject: The Inevitable Future of Chat: How to Save our Scholarship
I find myself spending a fraction of time on this site than I used to. I have found other sites, such as Stan's site on FB to be quite a bit livelier, and much much easier to post photos.

This site ...
  Topic: For sale: Possible apprentice house - Montville, NJ
KevinW

Replies: 10
Views: 391

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: For sale: Possible apprentice house - Montville, NJ
Looks similar to some of Ling Po's designs. Simple, almost austere, but elegant.
  Topic: eBay: Bob Beharka designed item
KevinW

Replies: 4
Views: 432

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:06 pm   Subject: eBay: Bob Beharka designed item
It is the template for the bowl portion of the prairie planter, square with the shallow bowl in the center. Base will have to be recreated. It is for lightweight concrete, poured in form, swivel mecha ...
  Topic: eBay: Bob Beharka designed item
KevinW

Replies: 4
Views: 432

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:00 pm   Subject: eBay: Bob Beharka designed item
This was Bob's form and template for his small shallow Wright planter. Just might bid on this.
  Topic: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
KevinW

Replies: 15
Views: 897

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:43 pm   Subject: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
Silly list etc...but safe to say Gang can be left off the list.
Add a few swoopy details and you're a freaking genius.
  Topic: Architects Design Just 2% of All Houses–Why?
KevinW

Replies: 18
Views: 1870

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:40 pm   Subject: Architects Design Just 2% of All Houses–Why?
I really have to question this 2% number that has been used for several years. Most, if not all residential builders have architects on staff. I simply cannot see how only 2% of residences get buildin ...
  Topic: Number of Usonians
KevinW

Replies: 30
Views: 3382

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:26 pm   Subject: Number of Usonians
Bob Beharka, Allen Gelbin, Aaron Green, Earl Nisbet, and several other quality apprentices have created smaller homes that I think are Usonian, although not one of them ever referred them as such. Som ...
  Topic: Article: Review of the movie "Columbus"
KevinW

Replies: 7
Views: 1464

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:12 am   Subject: Article: Review of the movie "Columbus"
Saw the movie last night, beautifully shot, a bit dark a quirky, just the way I like them. Refreshing that a movie with Architecture as a backdrop and underlying theme had no annoying obligatory Wrigh ...
  Topic: Article: Review of the movie "Columbus"
KevinW

Replies: 7
Views: 1464

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:02 pm   Subject: Article: Review of the movie "Columbus"
Going to see it tomorrow at a restored 1930's theatre in downtown Modesto. Date night, Babay!! If my wife plays her cards right, she just might get lucky..
  Topic: For sale: Keck & Keck in LaPorte, IN
KevinW

Replies: 4
Views: 762

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:33 pm   Subject: For sale: Keck & Keck in LaPorte, IN
I think the catch is that it is in LaPorte, Indiana as opposed to Chicago?
  Topic: Article: Russell Barr Williamson house in WI
KevinW

Replies: 5
Views: 1334

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:29 am   Subject: Article: Russell Barr Williamson house in WI
Seems like he should get a little more attention for his span of relevance..one of the few that were in the prairie period through mid century. Pretty impressive, yes?
  Topic: Abandoned Asylums
KevinW

Replies: 38
Views: 4362

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:04 am   Subject: Abandoned Asylums
I think they carry a lot of negative baggage that prevent them from adaptive reuse. Mental health even today is lacking understanding, but the procedures from 100 or more years ago is downright grueso ...
  Topic: Ten Takeaways from Usonia
KevinW

Replies: 10
Views: 1287

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:00 pm   Subject: Ten Takeaways from Usonia
Encourage uniformity? Isn't that the cause / result of our current bland, unimaginative built environment?
  Topic: Aalto at Bed Bath & Beyond?
KevinW

Replies: 8
Views: 1353

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:25 am   Subject: Aalto at Bed Bath & Beyond?
Knocking off MCM items is big these days, I have seen cheap Eames knock-off chairs at World Market and Hobby Lobby. Target recently has knocked-off Wegner's Wishbone chairs and Nelson slat coffee tabl ...
 
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