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  Topic: The campaign against degeneracy
Rood

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:12 pm   Subject: Ugly Buildings
Just Plain Ugly:

https://www.npr.org/2020/02/13/805256707/just-plain-ugly-proposed-executive-order-takes-aim-at-modern-architecture
  Topic: The campaign against degeneracy
Rood

Replies: 124
Views: 2186

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:32 pm   Subject: The campaign against degeneracy
The NEW (2010) Federal Court-House in Tuscalloosa Alabama

https://www.architectmagazine.com/design/buildings/tuscaloosa-federal-building-and-courthouse_o
  Topic: Donahoe Triptych
Rood

Replies: 12
Views: 4007

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:07 pm   Subject: Donahoe Triptych
Can we assume that the project went no further than the perspective renderings -- that there are no working drawings for these houses ?
SDR

Working drawings exist ... but completed after Mr. Wrigh ...
  Topic: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Rood

Replies: 13
Views: 208

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:08 pm   Subject: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Rood, is that project "to put the top back on the mountain" the Donahoe Triptych?

Yes
  Topic: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Rood

Replies: 13
Views: 208

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:25 pm   Subject: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Okay. I was referring to a line on the linked page:

"Designed by Taliesin Architects John Rattenbury from a Frank Lloyd Wright concept." S

Perhaps the reference is to the fact that t ...
  Topic: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Rood

Replies: 13
Views: 208

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:13 pm   Subject: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
So, built c. 7-8 years post-Wright. Perhaps this would show up as an unbuilt Wright project in the Monograph and in Taschen ? S

The house in question was designed by John Rattenbury.
  Topic: Taliesin Box Project
Rood

Replies: 6
Views: 128

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:46 pm   Subject: Taliesin Box Project
Box "Projects" would be more accurate. It is my understanding that most of the Box projects were sent to NY City, along with most everything else.

Very early in the life of the Fello ...
  Topic: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Rood

Replies: 13
Views: 208

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:24 pm   Subject: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Don't recall the original client's name, but this house was built about the same time as the Lykes House ... which is just up the hill, on the same road: 36th Street. Both houses are immediately no ...
  Topic: The campaign against degeneracy
Rood

Replies: 124
Views: 2186

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:01 pm   Subject: The campaign against degeneracy
OK ... A few trenchant remarks made by Frank Lloyd Wright about a proposal for one government project ... plus a quick sketch of a Chapel for the complex. See:

http://75bestalive.org/history_pages ...
  Topic: The campaign against degeneracy
Rood

Replies: 124
Views: 2186

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:03 pm   Subject: The campaign against degeneracy
One has only to look at photos of Trumps apartment in NYC to get an idea of what he considers great architecture. (You might need a pail in which to retch.)
See:

https://www.idesignarch.com/ins ...
  Topic: Article: Nicholas Ray
Rood

Replies: 11
Views: 445

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:24 pm   Subject: Article: Nicholas Ray
New book on Ray, by his daughter, Nicca ... on Librarything's monthly request list, free from the publisher:

Request it!
Request by Feb 24
On sale May 05


Ray By Ray: A Daughter's Take on ...
  Topic: FLW SOA - SOAT CLOSES JUNE 2020
Rood

Replies: 18
Views: 833

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:27 am   Subject: FLW SOA - SOAT CLOSES JUNE 2020
It is certainly understandable that an architectural icon would have gathered in his name any number of individuals and organizations, both during and after his time on Earth, devoted in one way or an ...
  Topic: FLW SOA - SOAT CLOSES JUNE 2020
Rood

Replies: 18
Views: 833

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:20 pm   Subject: FLW SOA - SOAT CLOSES JUNE 2020
Message to School of Architecture at Taliesin Community
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Alexandra Moquay
3:16 PM (1 minute ago)
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January 28, 2020

Message to School of Architecture at Taliesin Community
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  Topic: Attention Chicagoland, Rosenbaum documentary at the Siskel
Rood

Replies: 18
Views: 619

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:23 pm   Subject: Attention Chicagoland, Rosenbaum documentary at the Siskel
An image of the Rosenbaum House, designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939. It is located in Florence, Alabama and is the childhood home of renowned Chicago film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum. (Gen ...
  Topic: Taliesin of Wales
Rood

Replies: 5
Views: 168

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:40 pm   Subject: Taliesin of Wales
And, https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/taliesin-jaffe-44596.php

Nothing about the origin of his name, though . . .S

This is rather chaotic .. (from Twitter), but it couldn't be helped:
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