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  Topic: Occasionally there is justice
SDR

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:23 pm   Subject: Occasionally there is justice
Latest development: the owner sues San Francisco in both federal and state court.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Owner-of-destroyed-Richard-Neutra-house-sues-San-13621201.php?cmpid=gs ...
  Topic: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
SDR

Replies: 44
Views: 2227

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:52 pm   Subject: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
I like the grate at the bottom of the stair. Japan ?

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  Topic: Bach, continued
SDR

Replies: 28
Views: 2996

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:56 pm   Subject: Bach, continued
Top that ! What a day . . .

If the suggested B Minor performance isn't for you, try this one:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=minor+mass&&view=detail&mid=2ACBC47074BB9D77DD712A ...
  Topic: Article: Mexican Nu-sonian
SDR

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: Article: Mexican Nu-sonian
Some of Kalach's work is made of simple and monolithic closed forms, but the majority of it seems much more constructivist in nature. Separate pieces of
different materials, each doing its job, are ...
  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:38 pm   Subject: FLW and the House of Wax
Instructor Syken has done a good bit of research in two areas affecting the initiation and the design of the Johnson Wax project: the precursor Wright project for a printing plant and offices in Sale ...
  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
Views: 87

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:19 pm   Subject: FLW and the House of Wax
This is the organization for which the online course PDF was prepared:

https://www.pdhonline.com/index.cgi

The PDF is dated 2011. It's author is apparently J M Syken, the instructor of the cour ...
  Topic: Long Lane Farm by Schweikher and Elting
SDR

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:43 am   Subject: Long Lane Farm by Schweikher and Elting
I had the Fine Homebuiding issue at one time but apparently discarded it---indefensibly. It had a few color photos of the house and the magazine's typical colorful section and detail drawings.

Sch ...
  Topic: Article: Paul Schweikher House - Chicago, IL
SDR

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:37 am   Subject: Article: Paul Schweikher House - Chicago, IL
Thanks, Tom. Wonderful big vintage photos of Schweikher's Illinois home, and accompanying HABS drawings in a novel format, without the usual border and title block . . .

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  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
Views: 87

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:22 am   Subject: FLW and the House of Wax
Wrightians will decide for themselves whether a college course largely based, apparently, on "Many Masks" (Brendan Gill, 1987) and on "The Fellowship" (Friedland and Zellman, 2006) ...
  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
Views: 87

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:49 am   Subject: FLW and the House of Wax
Really---who wrote this crap ?

“...Wright had gone out of his way to design columns that appeared incapable of withstanding even their own weight. The archetype of structural stability is the pyr ...
  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
Views: 87

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:30 am   Subject: FLW and the House of Wax
Another hidden gem ?

‘Nature,’ he told his initially doubtful client, ‘cantilevered those boulders out over the falls...I can cantilever the house over the boulders...”

"Wright left ...
  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
Views: 87

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:18 am   Subject: FLW and the House of Wax
Fallingwater, from a recent book: "Instead, he extends his hidden support beams from the front edge of the ‘floating’ deck back through and beyond the house deep into the hill beyond...” R ...
  Topic: FLW and the House of Wax
SDR

Replies: 10
Views: 87

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:07 am   Subject: Quguws
I like him so far. The contemporary reviews are amusing and informative; look at Time changing its tune re Wright between September of 1932 and January, 1938 . . . and again in August of 1946 . . . ...
  Topic: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
SDR

Replies: 44
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:29 pm   Subject: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
There you go.

All of the hats on this page https://www.amazon.com/Stetson-Oakbrook-VitaFelt-Pork-Pie/dp/B07KGFS5PZ have brims a bit---or more---narrower that all but the most recent photo posted he ...
  Topic: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
SDR

Replies: 44
Views: 2227

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:09 pm   Subject: Taliesin 1-ish 3D Print Model
He doesn't look very happy in that hat, does he James ?

The pork pie hat as described in the Wiki piece seems designed for wearing in windy weather: not only does it have a narrow brim, but it incl ...
 
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