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  Topic: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
peterm

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:37 am   Subject: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
In this case, it’s an art historian, not specifically an architectural historian.

https://www.timeout.com/profile/U0orIUzxQPzzbfFX1LC95jQ==?site=us-newyork&locale=en-US

Sadly, it’s all ...
  Topic: Recently Sold Milton Stricker house
peterm

Replies: 17
Views: 277

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:33 am   Subject: Recently Sold Milton Stricker house
You guys might be right about the parquet being newer. The more I look at the photos, the more it becomes apparent that the golden oak tone clashes with the wood paneling. And then there’s the issue ...
  Topic: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
peterm

Replies: 15
Views: 269

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:18 am   Subject: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
They should call it a favorites list then. But favorites of whom? Critics, architects, or the public at large?
  Topic: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
peterm

Replies: 15
Views: 269

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:40 am   Subject: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
I dislike the whole premise of these stupid “best of” lists. Having said that, I wouldn’t be so quick in dismissing Gang. She’s just getting started. I look forward to seeing how this project ...
  Topic: Recently Sold Milton Stricker house
peterm

Replies: 17
Views: 277

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:28 am   Subject: Recently Sold Milton Stricker house
First time on the market built in 1970. I think the parquet is original. What a fine house on a spectacular site.
  Topic: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
peterm

Replies: 15
Views: 269

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:03 pm   Subject: Article: Best architects of all time - ranked
“...of all time?”

History has now been reduced to two centuries.
  Topic: Sondern house hits market -- nothing damaged
peterm

Replies: 6
Views: 593

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:19 pm   Subject: Sondern house hits market -- nothing damaged
https://www.curbed.com/2019/7/9/20686747/frank-lloyd-wright-house-for-sale-auction-sondern-adler-kansas-city
  Topic: Algorithmic Design
peterm

Replies: 29
Views: 616

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:44 pm   Subject: Algorithmic Design
I don’t think I’m afraid of technology, only man’s inability to catch up with and harness its possibilities.

Wright was forever experimenting with new technology, in unpredictable ways. In ...
  Topic: Sondern house hits market -- nothing damaged
peterm

Replies: 6
Views: 593

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:36 pm   Subject: Sondern house hits market -- nothing damaged
I’ve been told the opening bid is $300,000. Who knows? Someone might get lucky!
  Topic: Sondern house hits market -- nothing damaged
peterm

Replies: 6
Views: 593

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:38 am   Subject: Sondern house hits market -- nothing damaged
Sondern-Adler is now for sale August 12th at a live auction with no reserve!

“Seller receives hammer price
Buyer pays agent commission
Live auction held on premises
Limited preview schedul ...
  Topic: UNESCO approves 8 FLLW sites to the World Heritage list
peterm

Replies: 11
Views: 268

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:51 pm   Subject: UNESCO approves 8 FLLW sites to the World Heritage list
This is such wonderful news! Though we might all feel that the list could be more extensive, by including iconic structures from each era of Wright’s oeuvre, it acknowledges the importance and bread ...
  Topic: Lechner house RM Schindler
peterm

Replies: 8
Views: 252

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:36 am   Subject: Lechner house RM Schindler
https://youtu.be/RoynMqWBZbA
  Topic: Preservation Magazine Article about the Grant house in Iowa
peterm

Replies: 46
Views: 11121

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:51 pm   Subject: Preservation Magazine Article about the Grant house in Iowa
The house has stayed in the family. When I visited in 2012, I was told that it is nearly impossible to heat in the winter, and there are numerous roof leaks (much more obvious in these photos than whe ...
  Topic: https://www.schweikherhouse.org/
peterm

Replies: 6
Views: 287

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:47 pm   Subject: https://www.schweikherhouse.org/
It’s lovely, isn’t it?

I visited a while back. Here is another thread with some of my pics:

http://wrightchat.savewright.org/viewtopic.php?t=10969&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start= ...
  Topic: Fiberthin Airhouses
peterm

Replies: 6
Views: 335

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:42 pm   Subject: Fiberthin Airhouses
https://franklloydwright.org/frank-lloyd-wrights-inflatable-architecture-experiment/

I just stumbled upon this. Has this already been discussed here?
 
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