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  Topic: Why didn't Arizona use FLW's plans for its new capitol?
Rood

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:29 pm   Subject: Why didn't Arizona use FLW's plans for its new capitol?
Considering how many State capitol buildings resemble St. Peter's Basilica in Rome the Oregon design was a breathe of fresh air ... at any rate to anyone growing up in the 1950's. It was simple, it ...
  Topic: Article: Interesting Courtyard Villa design from China
Rood

Replies: 5
Views: 148

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:33 pm   Subject: Article: Interesting Courtyard Villa design from China
Click the arrows on the right ... and you'll find other small houses in Australian, Japan, and China ...
  Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
Rood

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Views: 265745

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:37 am   Subject: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
Is the figure on the ashtrays a known logo or decoration associated with...anything ? S

Scroll down to stylized "Biltmore Blocks" on the right.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona_B ...
  Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
Rood

Replies: 1316
Views: 265745

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm   Subject: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"


Perhaps something from the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix?
  Topic: For sale: Home by William Kaeser - Madison, WI
Rood

Replies: 5
Views: 276

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:42 pm   Subject: For sale: Home by William Kaeser - Madison, WI
William Kaeser and William Wesley Peters were college classmates.

Bill and his wife were often dinner guests at both Taliesin and Taliesin West. They were also two of the few "outsiders&qu ...
  Topic: Price Tower
Rood

Replies: 82
Views: 2729

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:53 pm   Subject: Price Tower
Does anyone have a copy of the “The story of the tower” dated 1956?

Yes. "Anyone" has. Why do you ask?
  Topic: UNESCO approves 8 FLLW sites to the World Heritage list
Rood

Replies: 11
Views: 383

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:57 pm   Subject: UNESCO approves 8 FLLW sites to the World Heritage list
Yes, according to Wikipedia, the only built sites from the United States previously honoured are: Mesa Verde, Independence Hall, Cahokia, San Juan, Chaco Canyon, Taos, Poverty Point, San Antonio Miss ...
  Topic: Video: Interview w/ John Rattenbury
Rood

Replies: 47
Views: 1324

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 9:32 pm   Subject: Video: Interview w/ John Rattenbury
This was an hour well spent.

I certainly have a new respect for Mr Rattenbury, if not as a design architect, then surely as an architect, an apprentice to Mr Wright, a raconteur, and a gentleman. ...
  Topic: Gerald M Loeb residence (project)
Rood

Replies: 12
Views: 592

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue May 28, 2019 7:08 pm   Subject: Gerald M Loeb residence (project)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_M._Loeb
  Topic: Gerald M Loeb residence (project)
Rood

Replies: 12
Views: 592

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:49 pm   Subject: Gerald M Loeb residence (project)
Having spent time living and sleeping at Jester/Pfeiffer, I would much prefer occupying the entire Loeb complex ...full-time. Great as the Jester design is ... it's just a house, whereas Loeb exempli ...
  Topic: The Future of Architecture First Edition
Rood

Replies: 4
Views: 297

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:08 pm   Subject: The Future of Architecture First Edition
Wow. That's over $3,800.00 US.
  Topic: eBay: FLW's personal wooden level
Rood

Replies: 15
Views: 749

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 8:58 pm   Subject: eBay: FLW's personal wooden level
Yep - makes good sense

BTW - check this link out: NW elevation drawing of Price Tower.
Anything seem unusual in this drawing?
I don't know what to make of the left hand side of the tower -
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  Topic: Heritage Auctions' site
Rood

Replies: 149
Views: 5832

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:33 pm   Subject: Heritage Auctions' site
I think what we may have here in Palmer is an evaporative cooling system (swamp cooler) rather than a compressor system. The hot, dry desert air is drawn into the system, water is added as vapor in t ...
  Topic: Article: Proposal for unbuilt FLW wedding chapel in Buffalo
Rood

Replies: 16
Views: 1039

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:27 pm   Subject: Article: Proposal for unbuilt FLW wedding chapel in Buffalo
"At Sandoro's suggestion, Stinson and his architect – Patrick Mahoney of Lauer-Manguso & Associates – contacted the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and its affiliated School of Architecture ...
  Topic: Heritage Auctions' site
Rood

Replies: 149
Views: 5832

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:18 pm   Subject: Heritage Auctions' site
Well ... those ends are labeled as open louvers.
and there is an "air conditioning machinery room" in the basement.
how does it work?

wait a minute ... actually the plenum does not cros ...
 
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