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  Topic: Joseph Euchtman House Sold
jay

Replies: 19
Views: 15045

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:03 pm   Subject: Joseph Euchtman House Sold
Was trying to find some info on the Euchtman house, and threw the address into Redfin hoping to find the square footage.... What came up was a sold-listing with a number of interior photos (which read ...
  Topic: Number of Usonians
jay

Replies: 30
Views: 376

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:53 pm   Subject: Number of Usonians
Do the Suntop Homes count as Usonians?
And would they tally 1 or 4?

Also curious if discussing strictly Wright designs, or apprentices and admiring architects as well?

In my opinion, there ar ...
  Topic: Stuff to See in NYC?
jay

Replies: 21
Views: 637

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:53 am   Subject: Stuff to See in NYC?
For fans of landscape design, Prospect Park stands as perhaps Olmsted's best preserved masterpiece.... Enter the park through Grand Army Plaza, and walk through Endale Arch, as it leads you into the L ...
  Topic: Abandoned Asylums
jay

Replies: 38
Views: 1207

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:18 pm   Subject: Abandoned Asylums
There's a restaurant/hotel company in the Pacific Northwest called McMenamins, who buy up old buildings and repurpose them. Their early 20th century public-schools-turned-hotels are a lot of fun. Here ...
  Topic: Article: Midland, MI / Alden Dow
jay

Replies: 6
Views: 764

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 1:53 pm   Subject: Article: Midland, MI / Alden Dow
This from Dwell the other day:
https://www.dwell.com/home/the-josephine-ashmun-residence-16e772c4

What a gorgeous building.
  Topic: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
jay

Replies: 1074
Views: 49623

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:56 am   Subject: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
As I understand it, many of the larger countries have multi-payer systems (like Germany), which is an integrated private and public approach. I'm good with whatever works, personally, but the Medicare ...
  Topic: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
jay

Replies: 1074
Views: 49623

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:08 am   Subject: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
phrases like "we're not Denmark, we're not Switzerland"

Since the Bernie campaign, I've been skeptical about the progressive mantra of Medicare-for-All, which then points to these Europea ...
  Topic: Rowan Moore The Guardian critique of Wright
jay

Replies: 54
Views: 3259

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 7:07 pm   Subject: Rowan Moore The Guardian critique of Wright
"The Guggenheim ramp, majestic though it is, only offers one route to take."


Idea



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  Topic: BBC "100K House" show
jay

Replies: 8
Views: 888

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 7:47 pm   Subject: BBC "100K House" show
For anyone interested, somebody uploaded 4 episodes from the newest season of this show.... Production quality has been improved.... Again, I think all architectural minded folks will enjoy this show: ...
  Topic: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
jay

Replies: 1074
Views: 49623

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:18 pm   Subject: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/03/trump-style-dictator-autocrats-design-214877

"The whole point is that dictators’ homes aren’t for one’s family, friends or private self; they’re ...
  Topic: BBC "100K House" show
jay

Replies: 8
Views: 888

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:43 pm   Subject: BBC "100K House" show
Here's an end-of-show montage of one I thought was very nice:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_4-hi554Sg

And the "Post Office" re-design on this one was good stuff:
https://www.youtube ...
  Topic: BBC "100K House" show
jay

Replies: 8
Views: 888

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 6:18 pm   Subject: BBC "100K House" show
I've stumbled upon an interesting series in the UK. It's called "The House That $100K Built", and they followed up with a spinoff called "The $100K House: Tricks of the Trade". The ...
  Topic: What Wright thing haven't you done yet?
jay

Replies: 29
Views: 2568

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:49 am   Subject: What Wright thing haven't you done yet?
It's pretty neat that a handful of FLLW houses are becoming available to rent overnight... I've only stayed in one, and hope the future allows more of those experiences.

I think what's peculiar, at ...
  Topic: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
jay

Replies: 1074
Views: 49623

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:36 am   Subject: Donald Trump, Donghia and interior design
So we have a president who ardently watches Fox News, and then spits the Fox News stories he sees back out at his ardent supporters, who of course are ardent Fox News watchers....

I believe this is ...
  Topic: Can "organic principles" be renovated into houses?
jay

Replies: 49
Views: 3806

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:40 am   Subject: Can "organic principles" be renovated into houses?
One lesson of Edgar Allen Poe's "Purloined Letter" is that one might always check for what's hiding in plain sight....

http://willbruderarchitects.com/project/ruff-house/

Very Happy

Pret ...
 
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