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  Topic: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:00 pm   Subject: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
I would have never placed Hillside as late in Wright's career as it is.
Wright's elevation sketches make me think he drew this house in less time than Fallingwater.

(what does Shin'enKan mean?)
  Topic: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Tom

Replies: 81
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:44 pm   Subject: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Anybody know what the best available existing documentation is for the lost Shin'Enkan?
I know GA did one of those large thin Monographs on it.
  Topic: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:43 pm   Subject: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Living room, back to fire place facing piano.
What is the angled wood piece that looks like Call Building model.
Far left hand corner.
  Topic: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:32 am   Subject: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
BTW
In the living room at Hillside in the clerestory above the angled print display cabinets:
are those marvelous wood "triangular" pieces.
In addition to looking gorgeous I bet they stab ...
  Topic: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Tom

Replies: 81
Views: 55076

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:08 pm   Subject: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Read back thru this thread and the brief history of Star View Farm.
I'd never put any of this together before.
Remarkable clients.
  Topic: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Tom

Replies: 81
Views: 55076

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:55 pm   Subject: Price House in Bartlesville, OK
Just now putting the Price family story together.
Questions:
Is it correct that their house in Phoenix, their house in Bartlesville,
and the Price Tower were all commissioned and built within 5 y ...
  Topic: Article: Pictures of Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:11 am   Subject: Article: Pictures of Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Yes, of course
Interesting
  Topic: Article: Pictures of Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:45 am   Subject: Article: Pictures of Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills, MI
The floors look worse for wear on the Lawrence Tech website.
Question arises for these elevated Usonians, why poured concrete
instead of wood - thermal mass maybe?
Surprised not to see any cracks i ...
  Topic: Article: Pictures of Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Tom

Replies: 9
Views: 194

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:56 pm   Subject: Article: Pictures of Affleck House - Bloomfield Hills, MI
Central loggia concept bears some resemblance to Price desert house in Arizona
  Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:01 pm   Subject: Lamberson House Restoration
Cool Peterm - thanks.
These prints are really a very well executed set of drawings.
  Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:28 pm   Subject: Lamberson House Restoration
I've looked through all pages on this thread I was not able to find an extended discussion of the structural steel.
There is a brief mention in one of the early pages about the beam over the brick al ...
  Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: Lamberson House Restoration
Thank you
I’ve never realized how extensive this thread is
Will have to start from page 1
Looking forward to this
  Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:33 am   Subject: Lamberson House Restoration
Also the typical sash detail on that sheet is pretty wild.
It seems to show an exposed steel frame with wood
head and sill rails only.

Big steel beam from the triangular carport column
to the po ...
  Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:09 am   Subject: Lamberson House Restoration
SDR - you are the bomb.

Request:
Anyway you could put the roof framing plan in between the floor plan and the reflected ceiling?

Are there exposed structural steel "T" window mullion ...
  Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
Tom

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:38 pm   Subject: Lamberson House Restoration
That's the most explicit roof framing plan I think I've ever seen of a Wright house.
Did you guys check out how the living room point is structured?
So cool.
(BTW - Band of Skulls has a new album o ...
 
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