Search found 236 matches

by Macrodex
Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:51 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: David Wright/Scottsdale home still in peril.
Replies: 130
Views: 76813

Wright (according to Levine) was just pumping out mostly re-hashes for the last 14 years of his career.
That's as polemic as a Wright quote; yet, without merit.
by Macrodex
Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Call Press Building
Replies: 24
Views: 16774

According to FLlW, Sullivan and the Skyscraper, Wright was never really directly commissioned for the Call Building; he later made a model of the main building for an exhibition and it was then labeled as Office Building, San Francisco. As to why the smaller building wasn't including, it doesn't say...
by Macrodex
Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Taschen's Complete Works
Replies: 0
Views: 1264

Taschen's Complete Works

I was recently looking at Vol. 2 on the Taschen website, and I noticed it says "Availability: 08/2012". Looks like they're doing a reprinting in August. Which is great, because Vol. 2 is constantly sold for insane prices relative to vol.s 1 and 2. http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/architectu...
by Macrodex
Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Video: Melvin Maxwell Smith House
Replies: 9
Views: 3790

"Of course, it is. I did the working drawings."
Sounds like he was channeling Wright with that line.
by Macrodex
Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Fran Lloyd Wright's hemicycle designs
Replies: 59
Views: 70407

Hemicycle projects from Taschen 43-59: -Glenn and Ruth Richardson, Service Station, Automobile Dealership, Restaurant, House -Stuart Haldorn House, aka The Wave -Mrs. Ruth G. Keith House, Scheme 1 -E.L. Marting House -Dr. Paul V. Palmer House, Scheme 1 -Dr. Donald S. Grover House -Dr. G. Kenneth Har...
by Macrodex
Sat May 05, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Video: CGI Massaro House
Replies: 69
Views: 42805

I somewhat prefer the Brewer house to Massaro. It has a more dramatic flair to; especially the porch extending from the living room.
by Macrodex
Fri May 04, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Video: CGI Massaro House
Replies: 69
Views: 42805

That's explains the roughness of the prelim plan.
by Macrodex
Fri May 04, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Video: CGI Massaro House
Replies: 69
Views: 42805

Does anyone have the plan of Massaro? I have Taschen 43-59, but, the plan isn't entirely clear [it's rough].
by Macrodex
Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: eBay Drawing
Replies: 6
Views: 4049

Looks like the project was trying to do something similar to Bailleres.
by Macrodex
Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Boynton House Development pictures
Replies: 40
Views: 19386

I recall in another thread about the development that the pergola is directly influenced by the Westcott house.
by Macrodex
Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: Eagle Feather also known as the Arch Oboler House
Replies: 45
Views: 34643

Pfeiffer's Frank Lloyd Wright Design: The Sketches, Plans, and Drawings [2011] has a perspective and the drawing of the section; as well as a sketch by Wright of a perspective and original plans.
by Macrodex
Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts
Topic: FLW Phoenix Art Museum Exhibtion
Replies: 22
Views: 9797

KevinW wrote:And they all are fast to mention leaky roofs, low ceilings, etc...
It's easy to respond with Wright's quip about "If the roof doesn't leak, the architect wasn't inventive enough."