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by dkottum
Tue Sep 27, 2005 10:36 am
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Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright House plans
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I wonder if the Legacy program at Taliesin is all that bad. There are hundreds of unbuilt designs reviewed and initialed by FLLW. Many consist of detailed and complete plans, even furnishings. Sure, they need to be brought up to current codes, and built with currently available materials, but so do ...
by dkottum
Sun Feb 27, 2005 9:15 pm
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Topic: Jacobs House (1936) drawings?
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Jacobs House

Mobius, what you are planning is destroying all of the elements that make the Jacob's house so wonderful. As the previous posts indicate, this is absolutely the worst possible approach to Usonian design. You will lose the beautiful proportions, the flow of space, and the poetic use of materials, not...
by dkottum
Thu Feb 17, 2005 8:28 am
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Topic: Modern Usonian: Radiant heat options?
Replies: 10
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Radiant heat

We are at that point in our own project, so have been reading. If it's going into concrete, it must be durable. This seems to favor hot water. The other thing that comes to mind is that hydronic heat gives you many fuel choices to heat the water, gas, oil, wood, or solar. There is also an installati...
by dkottum
Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:31 pm
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Topic: Need an arch. to design my house
Replies: 17
Views: 21801

Pleasantvillle and Usonia

Refering to the Pleasantville Usonians, it is "Usonia, New York" that indicates FLLW approved most of the homes built there. Check page 31 and 83. But that is another topic. And so is the debate whether anyone can ever design a house with the magic or karma or whatever of FLLW. The point here is tha...
by dkottum
Mon Feb 07, 2005 2:11 pm
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Topic: Need an arch. to design my house
Replies: 17
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Usonian Red House

Madeline, the 10 points that you use to criticize Tim Sutton's wonderful Usonian Red House have all been violated by FLLW himself, in his own Usonians. Perhaps there must be a distinction made between a Usonian house, and a FLLW house. For example, Usonia at Pleasantville, New York has both, side-by...