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by michaelmaguire
Mon Apr 13, 2015 1:28 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern's Usonian Faculty House Photo Book
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Florida Southern's Usonian Faculty House Photo Book

Portrait quality images, the website's blog entries, and QR code links to all of the video are now available in an online version of the hardcover books, one volume for each of the three construction years. 2011 https://fliphtml5.com/ruat/nevk 2012 https://fliphtml5.com/ruat/rmyj 2013 https://flipht...
by michaelmaguire
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:59 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
Replies: 58
Views: 34167

Last Lap

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The website has been updated and revised to include the DeMoss workshop videos and nearly 300 images taken during October!
by michaelmaguire
Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:25 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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Glass Inserts

The website has been updated with our interview with Ken Berman who is installing the glass inserts and an accompanying "explainer" from Ron Bearer, who fabricated them.

See it at: http://www.buildingtheusonianhouse.com/glass.html
by michaelmaguire
Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:25 pm
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Topic: FSC Usonian House home stretch
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Glass Inserts

The website has been updated with our interview with Ken Berman who is installing the glass inserts and an accompanying "explainer" from Ron Bearer, who fabricated them.

See it at: http://www.buildingtheusonianhouse.com/glass.html
by michaelmaguire
Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:14 am
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Topic: FSC Usonian House home stretch
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FSC Usonian House home stretch

Ladies and gentlemen, We are now inside the final thirty days of major construction and interior finishing. It may be fair to assume that there will be continued "polishing" and detailing for some time to come, but the house will have its "premiere" on October 31st. We are visiting the site as many ...
by michaelmaguire
Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:16 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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Glass installation has begun ... won't be finished soon

Ken Berman of The Glass Onion is on site and installing the first of nearly 5,000 inserts. Stay tuned to the website for progress updates.
by michaelmaguire
Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:58 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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The ceiling installation has begun and is proceeding deliberately. The bungalow that will serve as a gift shop, and rest and refreshment center, is being expanded. A retention pond has been dug and the hum and "beep" of activity is once again easily heard each morning. Stay tuned.
by michaelmaguire
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:17 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern Usonian Gets State Funding
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Florida Southern Usonian Gets State Funding

TALLAHASSEE | Two long-sought projects involving Frank Lloyd Wright designs at Florida Southern College in Lakeland were funded over the weekend as legislative leaders ironed out final differences between the Florida House and Senate budgets.

READ MORE HERE

www.BuildingTheUsonianHouse.com/news.html
by michaelmaguire
Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:05 pm
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Topic: Google Satellites Spot FSC Usonian
Replies: 5
Views: 3816

John,

Can you elaborate? Elucidate? Illuminate?
You can educate me directly at
michael@themaguiresoflakeland.com
by michaelmaguire
Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:49 pm
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Topic: Google Satellites Spot FSC Usonian
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Nothing official.
by michaelmaguire
Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:45 am
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Topic: Google Satellites Spot FSC Usonian
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Google Satellites Spot FSC Usonian

Street views are updated only occasionally, but the satellites are snapping away and a recent project for students at Florida Southern uncovered this image. The Usonian house is in the upper left corner and is shown with the roof completed. The view also shows the water dome in operation, a lucky sh...
by michaelmaguire
Sun Feb 17, 2013 12:34 am
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Topic: Florida Southerm Campus Tour
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Florida Southerm Campus Tour

A beautiful winter day in sunny Florida greeted members of the conservancy, who got up-close and personal with Wright's western campus along with a peek inside the Usonian. See photos and video at www.BuildingTheUsonianHouse.com
by michaelmaguire
Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:31 am
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Topic: Usonian structure Lakeland Florida
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Views: 6387

Usonian House Exhibit

We have added link to the Guggenheim Library Archive page that allows you to download the souvenir booklet from the 1953 exhibition.

Merry Christmas!

Michael
by michaelmaguire
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:40 am
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Topic: FSC Usonian House Progress
Replies: 30
Views: 21957

FSC Usonian House Progress

... and, we have posted an animated 3D video of the wall construction: http://www.buildingtheusonianhouse.com/3danimation.html to some extent, the blocks were designed to be safely lifted and place by one man. Each 36x9 version weighs about 80 pounds. Some of the large corner blocks are much heavier...
by michaelmaguire
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:37 am
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Topic: FSC Usonian House Progress
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FSC Usonian House Progress

The openings are for windows, which will be constructed by the DeMoss carpenters, who will be responsible for all of the wood elements. As for the authenticity of the house, I would refer you the architect's reply to a previous inquiry: http://www.buildingtheusonianhouse.com/resources.html Keep watc...