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  Topic: New Urbanism: Influenced by Wright?
erban

Replies: 4
Views: 6827

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2006 8:53 pm   Subject: New Urbanism: Influenced by Wright?
Yeap, this is how I'm feeling as well.
  Topic: New Urbanism: Influenced by Wright?
erban

Replies: 4
Views: 6827

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2006 8:17 pm   Subject: New Urbanism: Influenced by Wright?
I did a posting this evening on www.prairiemod.com about the Middleton Hills development. You can view it here: http://prairiemod.typepad.com/prairiemod/2006/03/a_place_where_t.html



I'm fascinated ...
  Topic: The Bradley House, Kankakee
erban

Replies: 2
Views: 3427

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 10:29 pm   Subject: The Bradley House, Kankakee
There have been some recent articles written about the Bradley House in Kankakee, IL that PrairieMod has discovered and we're wondering if any of you good folks have been out to the house in the past ...
  Topic: Two New Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Licensees
erban

Replies: 15
Views: 11533

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 9:14 pm   Subject: Two New Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Licensees
I made a post on PraireMod this evening about what appears to be some truly high quality, new FLLW products. You can view the info here: http://prairiemod.typepad.com/prairiemod/2006/03/two_new_fllw_l ...
  Topic: Wright & American High School Architecture
erban

Replies: 12
Views: 9017

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2006 5:33 pm   Subject: Re: how would FLW approach high school building design?
This is an interesting rumination and I am now going to formulate it into a group discussion exercise for a teenage seminar we are presenting in May at the Weltzheimer - Johnson House during Commencem ...
  Topic: Wright & American High School Architecture
erban

Replies: 12
Views: 9017

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:20 pm   Subject: Wright & American High School Architecture
What if Frank Lloyd Wright designed and built an American High School during his career? This thought has been on my mind for several weeks now and I actually shudder everytime I pass a high school. T ...
  Topic: Wright Sighting in Sitcom
erban

Replies: 8
Views: 5437

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 2:01 pm   Subject: Re: Wright Sighting in Sitcom
I pondered why such a beautiful, historic piece of furniture would be in a Generation Y slacker's apartment. Is this a sign of a burgeoning appreciation of FLLW among da yutes (outside of Chicago, pr ...
  Topic: 3/2/06: 2 Generations from Wright
erban

Replies: 2
Views: 3121

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:24 am   Subject: 3/2/06: 2 Generations from Wright
Those facts are indeed true. It really is a shame. While profiteers will always prosper (even FLLW couldn't beat them, though his impact is undeniable) it is important to educate our society. At least ...
  Topic: 3/2/06: 2 Generations from Wright
erban

Replies: 2
Views: 3121

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:45 pm   Subject: 3/2/06: 2 Generations from Wright
Don't know if anyone is familar with the careers of Frank Lloyd Wright's

descendants, but we dug up some interesting info about Eric Lloyd Wright

and Elizabeth Wright Ingraham.



We at PrairieMod ...
  Topic: Wright Plus 2006
erban

Replies: 1
Views: 3036

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:40 pm   Subject: Wright Plus 2006
Our group goes because it's just fun to see some of these structures. I mean, last year we saw some good things and some bad things. It makes for great conversation.
  Topic: Would you live in a FLLW house if you had the chance?
erban

Replies: 41
Views: 27991

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 8:24 pm   Subject: Re: urban wright
erban,

Good question. What would Wright do in the era of massive urban

sprawl and multi-hour commutes? Would he still restrict his residential

commissions to those people who had acreages? My gu ...
  Topic: Would you live in a FLLW house if you had the chance?
erban

Replies: 41
Views: 27991

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: genius vs. legacy
Looking at the article on the 'legacy' house near Cincinnati only reinforces my opinion that it's either the real thing or nothing. The differences between faux Wright and the real thing leap off th ...
  Topic: Would you live in a FLLW house if you had the chance?
erban

Replies: 41
Views: 27991

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 4:45 pm   Subject: Would you live in a FLLW house if you had the chance?
It would take me exactly 30 seconds to get used to living in the Goetsch Winkler or Kentuck Knob. Make that 15 seconds. Those are houses at their finest.



I do have to say that Kentuck Knob is spect ...
  Topic: Would you live in a FLLW house if you had the chance?
erban

Replies: 41
Views: 27991

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:31 pm   Subject: Would you live in a FLLW house if you had the chance?
With the exception of Paul Harding (Paul, the renovation is looking marvelous), most of us who frequent Save Wright do not live in a Frank Lloyd Wright home. But what if we had an opportunity and the ...
 
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