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  Topic: E. Fay Jones House for sale
jay

Replies: 132
Views: 77304

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:33 pm   Subject: E. Fay Jones House for sale
Including the garage and the red-tinted concrete on the patio, I count 7 different floor surfaces.
  Topic: Aaron Betsky speaks to commercial design
jay

Replies: 3
Views: 202

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:32 pm   Subject: Aaron Betsky speaks to commercial design
Seems to me like the experience of an "economical warehouse" could be fairly satisfying if they just let it be exactly what it is... Betsky's points about bright fluorescent lights, oversize ...
  Topic: Lovness Estate renovation
jay

Replies: 34
Views: 1091

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:58 pm   Subject: Lovness Estate renovation
Who is Kelly Davis?

The book "Not So Big House" features an 800SF house/retreat he built for himself which seems very Usonian and very wonderful.

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/18/cb/04/18 ...
  Topic: Lindal Usonians?
jay

Replies: 30
Views: 1406

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:55 am   Subject: Lindal Usonians?
Rather than judging this group of designs for what they aren't, perhaps the progressive option would be to appraise them for what they are.

You might be right about this, but boy is it hard to do. ...
  Topic: Lindal Usonians?
jay

Replies: 30
Views: 1406

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:02 pm   Subject: Lindal Usonians?
5 designs closely based on existing Usonians, and 2 new designs... Does anyone have thoughts/critiques on the newer designs?

The selection of Gordon, Bachman-Wilson, and Penfield makes me wonder wh ...
  Topic: Harwell Hamilton Harris - "Hawk" house
jay

Replies: 1
Views: 236

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:42 pm   Subject: Harwell Hamilton Harris - "Hawk" house
Seems like a great little house, 1200SF.... Does anyone have the floorplan?

https://www.sothebyshomes.com/Los-Angeles-Real-Estate/sales/0028040-2421-Silver-Ridge-Avenue-Los-Angeles-CA-90039
  Topic: A different look at annual Wright birthday celebration
jay

Replies: 12
Views: 792

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:25 pm   Subject: A different look at annual Wright birthday celebration
In no way was I suggesting that "lectures" would help matters. I just figured having Pilloton explain her own ideas via video would be better than me describing them.... (Did you even watch ...
  Topic: A different look at annual Wright birthday celebration
jay

Replies: 12
Views: 792

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:13 am   Subject: A different look at annual Wright birthday celebration
We need to reach out to communities of color, somehow.

My two cents.... The current "world" of Frank Lloyd Wright needs to diversify in an overall sense.

I think the most important as ...
  Topic: Whiteford Haddock House - Ann Arbor
jay

Replies: 67
Views: 19649

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:40 pm   Subject: Whiteford Haddock House - Ann Arbor
To clarify, my observation about seating near the fireplace wasn't limited to built-ins; there are plenty of examples of Wright designs with stand-alone chairs positioned in front of the fireplace.... ...
  Topic: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
jay

Replies: 36
Views: 15926

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 3:36 pm   Subject: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
And what’s that ladder above the desk in #15?

They lead to sleeping lofts that seem to have been added for children...

Zillow only has a fraction of the photos that the "Spacecrafting&quo ...
  Topic: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
jay

Replies: 36
Views: 15926

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 2:45 pm   Subject: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
Well you can see the lower-res photos on Zillow:
https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2801-Burnham-Blvd-Minneapolis-MN-55416/1990791_zpid/
  Topic: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
jay

Replies: 36
Views: 15926

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 1:15 pm   Subject: Neils House (Minneapolis, MN) is up for sale!
Some great quality high-def photos here:

http://tours.spacecrafting.com/n-1vzm
  Topic: Whiteford Haddock House - Ann Arbor
jay

Replies: 67
Views: 19649

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 3:57 pm   Subject: Whiteford Haddock House - Ann Arbor
It's a very interesting house... Does anyone else find it to be an especially peculiar design? I'm no expert, but to use the terminology of Grant Hildebrand, it seems to be a very "refuge-dominan ...
  Topic: Whiteford Haddock House - Ann Arbor
jay

Replies: 67
Views: 19649

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 9:47 am   Subject: Whiteford Haddock House - Ann Arbor
This listing was shared on the FB Wright group yesterday.... 100 photos!

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3935-Holden-Dr-Ann-Arbor-MI-48103/54799030_zpid/?fullpage=true
  Topic: Fay Jones story on public radio
jay

Replies: 9
Views: 651

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 12:59 pm   Subject: Fay Jones story on public radio
10 minute segment beneath the photos... Sounds like a great project.

http://kuaf.com/post/u-preserves-fay-jones-home-real-and-virtual-worlds#stream/0
 
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