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  Topic: Sky-Frame frameless sliding doors
Tom

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Views: 85

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:52 pm   Subject: Sky-Frame frameless sliding doors
Cool product
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:49 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
heading into 1936 and the Jacobs house now.
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:08 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
at page 292
This book is turning into the book I had hoped 'Death in a Prairie House" would have been.
The all too brief excerpts of letters between Wright and Richard Lloyd Jones ARE pretty fu ...
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:52 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
200 pages in.
I'm glad I bought this book.
PH interprets another Oak Park family portrait - the one with Wright in white smock
and sitting up on the terrace wall and locates it precisely, yet a lit ...
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:54 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
The book seems very seriously researched on the one hand
yet casual and conversational in tone on the other.
I like the way PH is putting Wright's life in chronological order.
This is probably old ...
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:20 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
Hendrickson's portrait of Wright and Corwin sounds possible and innocuous to me.
I really appreciated his research into Corwin.
I'm only 100 pages - so far so good.
So far no complaints.
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:33 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
Oops - I didn't get the quote exactly right.
Here it is in a little context:

"I've worked for every great architect, Larsen recalls.
Frank Lloyd Wright, encountered while living at the Plaza ...
  Topic: Long House Reserve in the Hamptons
Tom

Replies: 3
Views: 496

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: Long House Reserve in the Hamptons
The link to the "nonconformity" quote is in this thread

Interior Design August 2013
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
Jack Lenor Larsen, whom Wright asked to pick fabric for Fallingwater, is on record attributing Wright saying this to him: "nonconformity is more important ...."
I'll think I posted a link t ...
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:18 am   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
Wright, LeCorbusier, and Mies van der Rohe were all not licensed or formally trained architects.
  Topic: FLW Desk?
Tom

Replies: 12
Views: 380

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:09 pm   Subject: FLW Desk?
Wow
Monographs sold for $650
GA FllW Selected Houses for $475
Complete writings plus Masterworks all for $150
  Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Tom

Replies: 48
Views: 2318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:20 am   Subject: "Plagued by Fire" review
My pre-ordered copy from Amazon arrives this Thursday.
  Topic: FLW Desk?
Tom

Replies: 12
Views: 380

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:51 am   Subject: FLW Desk?
Monographs on auction:
https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/75975150_wright-frank-lloyd-monograph
  Topic: Model of Taliesin 1
Tom

Replies: 25
Views: 810

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: Model of Taliesin 1
How did you make the stone?
Looks pretty good.
Never mind - I just read your first entry .
  Topic: For sale: Home by apprentice David George - Irving, TX
Tom

Replies: 8
Views: 652

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:37 pm   Subject: For sale: Home by apprentice David George - Irving, TX
The "broken" beams in the roof and sunroom are a joke.
...bad joke
 
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