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  Topic: V.C. Morris House Construction Drawings
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:50 pm   Subject: V.C. Morris House Construction Drawings
I had never seen this version before.
The elevations show the major vertical elements as stone.
The fireplace has a FW style swinging spherical kettle.
  Topic: V.C. Morris House Construction Drawings
Tom

Replies: 3
Views: 44

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:17 am   Subject: V.C. Morris House Construction Drawings
Dont think we've seen this.
V.C. Morris House construction drawings at Heritage Auctions:

https://fineart.ha.com/itm/frank-lloyd-wright-american-1867-1959-plans-for-the-mr-and-mrs-vc-morris-house- ...
  Topic: Essay from Heritage Auctions on FLLW
Tom

Replies: 3
Views: 74

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:07 am   Subject: Essay from Heritage Auctions on FLLW
https://blog.ha.com/2018/10/draftsman-frank-lloyd-wright-the-art-of-harmonizing-design-with-nature/?ic=ih-the-blog4-101118

Interested to hear what some of you have to say about this.
  Topic: "Lost" project reappears: house for Frank Wheeler
Tom

Replies: 26
Views: 471

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:04 pm   Subject: "Lost" project reappears: house for Frank Wheeler
Think I was reading the plans wrong.
Looks like the plane of the plan is cut at the perf level
  Topic: "Lost" project reappears: house for Frank Wheeler
Tom

Replies: 26
Views: 471

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:29 pm   Subject: "Lost" project reappears: house for Frank Wheeler
Too bad we don’t have original elevations.
Exterior walls of bedrooms and the shop do not
Appear to be typical Usonian construction
  Topic: "Lost" project reappears: house for Frank Wheeler
Tom

Replies: 26
Views: 471

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:32 pm   Subject: "Lost" project reappears: house for Frank Wheeler
Cool steel in that roof - just sayin.
Looks like the exterior shop wall was not rendered as planned.
Would like to know the detail of all those steel 'T's" at slab and roof connection.
  Topic: Libeskind on Wright
Tom

Replies: 13
Views: 234

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:59 pm   Subject: Libeskind on Wright
The first time I went to Europe as an adult I flew into Munich.
The descending flight path was low, and gradual.
Skies were blue and crystal clear.
I got a good long look at how the southern Germa ...
  Topic: Canberra
Tom

Replies: 7
Views: 899

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:22 am   Subject: Canberra
Hemicycle meets Hannah.
I like that second level perch.
  Topic: Libeskind on Wright
Tom

Replies: 13
Views: 234

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:21 am   Subject: Libeskind on Wright
From the article:

"It was the horizontality of Wright’s buildings that made such a big impression – they established for me this very American idea of space, very different from the Europ ...
  Topic: Libeskind on Wright
Tom

Replies: 13
Views: 234

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:19 pm   Subject: Libeskind on Wright
In the piece he talks about being impressed by the horizontal space in
Wright's work, and sees this as American.
He says it's different in Europe.
I wish he would have described what architectural ...
  Topic: Libeskind on Wright
Tom

Replies: 13
Views: 234

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:13 am   Subject: Libeskind on Wright
Nice tribute
  Topic: Gattaca
Tom

Replies: 9
Views: 216

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:16 am   Subject: Gattaca
I saw this movie years ago.
From what I remember I was expecting a little more than it delivered.
  Topic: Canberra
Tom

Replies: 7
Views: 899

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:08 am   Subject: Canberra
D A M N

http://www.canberrahouse.com.au/index.html
  Topic: Prairie Style landscaping advice, circa 1915
Tom

Replies: 4
Views: 204

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:22 pm   Subject: Prairie Style landscaping advice, circa 1915
I downloaded.
Pretty cool
  Topic: Symmetry and asymmetry
Tom

Replies: 27
Views: 517

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:43 pm   Subject: Symmetry and asymmetry
Anytime the Acropolis comes in for analysis Doxiadis probably should be mentioned:

http://www.deconcrete.org/2012/05/22/relational-spacing-in-ancient-greece/

Would be interesting to see if he co ...
 
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