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  Topic: House in Berkeley, CA
Roderick Grant

Replies: 6
Views: 104

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:36 am   Subject: House in Berkeley, CA
I must agree with Matt on this one. It appears to me that the entire opus was meant to be outré to attract attention. Editing out that ridiculous acute-angled element might help, but it wouldn't save ...
  Topic: Lake Tahoe Summer Colony
Roderick Grant

Replies: 40
Views: 570

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:21 am   Subject: Lake Tahoe Summer Colony
The doors from living room to terrace should definitely be as FLW had them, not hinged otherwise. Whether clumsy or not, it is the way he would have intended them to relate to the plan.

The grid sh ...
  Topic: Article: Model shoot at Kraus House - Ebsworth Park, MO
Roderick Grant

Replies: 3
Views: 157

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:36 pm   Subject: Article: Model shoot at Kraus House - Ebsworth Park, MO
Such sites have to be very careful about giving advertisers - and especially movie location units - access. When Barnsdall allowed a movie production company to use the house for a location shoot, the ...
  Topic: Article: Model shoot at Kraus House - Ebsworth Park, MO
Roderick Grant

Replies: 3
Views: 157

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:50 am   Subject: Article: Model shoot at Kraus House - Ebsworth Park, MO
The house is timeless. The retro couture should be left behind.
  Topic: Article: "Pet-techture"
Roderick Grant

Replies: 2
Views: 50

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:41 am   Subject: Article: "Pet-techture"
Reminds me of a calendar of architect-designed comfort stations.
  Topic: Videos: Fasbender Medical Clinic - Hastings, MN
Roderick Grant

Replies: 2
Views: 81

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: Videos: Fasbender Medical Clinic - Hastings, MN
Another project with a related roof design is 1947 C. W. Muehlberger House (Tasch 3/138; Mono 7/165).
  Topic: Lake Tahoe Summer Colony
Roderick Grant

Replies: 40
Views: 570

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:31 am   Subject: Lake Tahoe Summer Colony
That is one of my complaints about Sweeney's book, illustrations got short shrift.

The perspective and plan of Tahoe appear in "A Testament" at a larger size, but in monotone. I have neve ...
  Topic: Tour: Pettit Chapel - Belvidere, IL
Roderick Grant

Replies: 1
Views: 43

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:26 am   Subject: Tour: Pettit Chapel - Belvidere, IL
If it is rare for Petit to be open, what is it used for on a daily basis?
  Topic: Article: "The utopian Usonian"
Roderick Grant

Replies: 3
Views: 68

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:12 am   Subject: Article: "The utopian Usonian"
outside, the Woodlawn address is at the narrow end of the lot, not the principal façade, which faces south along East 58th Street.

In an interview with his son, published in the book "Two Chi ...
  Topic: Taliesin
Roderick Grant

Replies: 31
Views: 893

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:22 pm   Subject: Taliesin
While we're in the neighborhood, Spring Green, when were the two magnificent doors with the carved panels and casters to handle the weight (HB 11/55, pg 258; HB 10/59 pg 232) installed where the glass ...
  Topic: Imperial Hotel Peacock Chair
Roderick Grant

Replies: 5
Views: 131

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:42 pm   Subject: Imperial Hotel Peacock Chair
SDR, that is the Peacock Chair (Peahen, if you prefer). Paul, with the posted information, you should be able to draw the chair accurately. If you have any further questions, PM me.
  Topic: Imperial Hotel Peacock Chair
Roderick Grant

Replies: 5
Views: 131

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:42 pm   Subject: Imperial Hotel Peacock Chair
"Frank Lloyd Wright In Imperial Hotel," a large book in Japanese, has front side and back elevations 9.7 cm tall, carefully drawn, but without measurements. If I had a single measurement, I ...
  Topic: It is possible for a house to withstand a hurricane
Roderick Grant

Replies: 2
Views: 66

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: It is possible for a house to withstand a hurricane
This disaster should also convince people that power lines should be buried. Getting the power back on is one of the biggest problems in these situations, but they keep stringing them from poles. Make ...
  Topic: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
Roderick Grant

Replies: 20
Views: 431

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:53 am   Subject: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
The studio as built is far superior to the overly grand structure in the plan, which would have overwhelmed the residence.
  Topic: House for GI
Roderick Grant

Replies: 5
Views: 109

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: House for GI
Notice that this repeated project has a principal window-wall in the living room that FLW got built in 1948 for the Levin House in Kalamazoo-zoo-zoo.
 
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