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  Topic: Article/video: Taliesin West Board Room restored
Rood

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:26 pm   Subject: Article/video: Taliesin West Board Room restored
Rood: by "no roof at all" do you mean that the roof was open - no glass?
Or do you mean it literally and that the space was only concrete walls?

Somewhere is an early photo of Mr. Wright ...
  Topic: Article/video: Taliesin West Board Room restored
Rood

Replies: 8
Views: 310

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:18 pm   Subject: Article/video: Taliesin West Board Room restored
Note how in the shots facing the fireplace the wall on the right is masonry to the ceiling.
Yet in the embedded video that wall has a slice of mirror installed.
I liked the effect in the video.
But ...
  Topic: Video: First Christian Church - Phoenix, AZ
Rood

Replies: 4
Views: 235

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:09 pm   Subject: Video: First Christian Church - Phoenix, AZ
Missing, of course, is the tall stone observation tower and stairway, originally designed to be constructed towards the back of the structure, at the junction of the office wing, where the roof cants ...
  Topic: Tour in MA: Includes home by apprentice James Thompson
Rood

Replies: 6
Views: 361

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:03 pm   Subject: Tour in MA: Includes home by apprentice James Thompson
Is this the same Jim Thompson who disappeared without a trace in a Malayan (or Thai) jungle many years ago? John deKoven Hill mentioned him several times, saying Thompson had been working as a Far E ...
  Topic: John Randal McDonald home for sale
Rood

Replies: 4
Views: 247

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:18 pm   Subject: John Randal McDonald home for sale
Grass roof in 1957...anyone know the history of grass roofs in modern architecture?

One of the greatest advocate of "green" architecture was architect Malcolm Wells. See

www.greenbuil ...
  Topic: For sale: Home by Tom Olson - St. Cloud, MN
Rood

Replies: 8
Views: 417

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:00 pm   Subject: For sale: Home by Tom Olson - St. Cloud, MN
In this instance, when discussing sweeping, down-sloping roofs in Mr. Wright oeuvre, perhaps it might be more to the point to reference the 1950 S.P. Elam House, located not so far away ... in Austin, ...
  Topic: Tonkens House listed
Rood

Replies: 34
Views: 9547

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:07 pm   Subject: Tonkens House listed
Heh. I didn't know you could link to a certain moment in a YouTube video ...! Eric seems to be tall---about 6 feet ? S

Don't know, but I think he's closer to 6'3"
  Topic: Video: Taliesin West in the 1970's
Rood

Replies: 9
Views: 747

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:07 am   Subject: Video: Taliesin West in the 1970's
There is also a development to the north of T-West. When David Dodge was planning his house, the property was still undeveloped, and available. He didn't buy it, because he didn't think it necessary t ...
  Topic: Video: Taliesin West in the 1970's
Rood

Replies: 9
Views: 747

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:54 pm   Subject: Video: Taliesin West in the 1970's
I should have added that the original entrance to Taliesin West is now the entrance to the housing development, which is located on the south side of the canal, off Cactus Road,which runs east and wes ...
  Topic: Video: Taliesin West in the 1970's
Rood

Replies: 9
Views: 747

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:38 pm   Subject: Re: T-West 1970s
1200 acres! And the newly built Jester-Pfeiffer house.

Some of those acres were a "grazing" lease from the State ... for which it was necessary to house an animal or two. Some of the la ...
  Topic: UPDATE: Birdwing by Lloyd Wright to be moved to Polymath Par
Rood

Replies: 44
Views: 3382

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:28 pm   Subject: UPDATE: Birdwing by Lloyd Wright to be moved to Polymath Par
Maybe this particular Lloyd Wright designed house isn't the best example. Picture this . . lets say the Rose Pauson opus was extant but faced impending demolition. Would you think it okay that it be ...
  Topic: World Trade Center
Rood

Replies: 10
Views: 978

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:59 pm   Subject: World Trade Center
I found the discussion of the elevator and stair towers to be damning with respect to the judgment of the architects and engineers of the WTC.
I had read Minoru Yamasaki worked for Shreve, Lamb & ...
  Topic: Les Corbusier's Furniture for Chandigarh
Rood

Replies: 4
Views: 491

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:13 pm   Subject: Les Corbusier's Furniture for Chandigarh
https://www.1stdibs.com/introspective-magazine/pierre-jeanneret/?utm_term=feature4&utm_source=nl-introspective&utm_content=nonbuyer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2019_09_01&emailTo ...
  Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright "Inspired" House from 1940
Rood

Replies: 6
Views: 415

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:21 am   Subject: Frank Lloyd Wright "Inspired" House from 1940
https://www.inforum.com/lifestyle/home-and-garden/4627542-It%E2%80%99s-kind-of-like-living-in-a-treehouse-Unique-Frank-Lloyd-Wright-inspired-house-hits-the-market-in-Fargo
  Topic: Why didn't Arizona use FLW's plans for its new capitol?
Rood

Replies: 7
Views: 650

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 ...
 
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