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by michaelmaguire
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:42 am
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Topic: FSC Usonian House Progress
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FSC Usonian House Progress

All of the soffit and fascia boards have been installed and the roofers have finished their work as well. It's really going to be a lovely addition to our neighborhood!

Visit www.BuildingTheUsonianHouse.com for more
by michaelmaguire
Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:50 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update

The glass inserts are still being tested. There are between 4,000 and 5,000 holes to plug, so it's a pretty big deal!

And ... an open invitation to any of you who visit Lakeland. Please plan to drop by and sit on the porch awhile.
by michaelmaguire
Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:21 pm
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Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update

Well thank you very much. The woodwork stage will really be interesting. Besides the obvious, actual furniture, all of the wood features will require the highest form of carpentry and cabinetmaking. Can't wait to see it unfold. As for the plans, we don;t have access to the drawings, but we did post ...
by michaelmaguire
Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:18 am
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Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update

The fine woodcraft work has begun. A local company, Demoss Cabinetry, will install all of the wood features throughout the house using native Florida cypress along with some from Louisiana. This will be meticulous work as you'll see in our photos and videos over the next months.
by michaelmaguire
Tue May 29, 2012 5:10 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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At one time in its history, that home was the college president's residence.
by michaelmaguire
Mon May 28, 2012 7:21 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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David,

The version I've been using is from Apple's iLife Sound Effects with no attribution. Did a little Googling but nothing turned up.

Thanks for watching what we're doing.

Michael
by michaelmaguire
Sun May 27, 2012 2:38 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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Paul,

The target is late autumn.
by michaelmaguire
Sat May 26, 2012 8:11 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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No one will live in this house, but I believe it will meet all the requirements. It will be used as an educational exhibit and visitors center.
by michaelmaguire
Sat May 26, 2012 6:55 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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New video

Tale a walk through the interior of Florida Southern College's Usonian house
here:

http://www.buildingtheusonianhouse.com/2012/12may.html
by michaelmaguire
Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:43 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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FSC Usonian House 3D Animation

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Please have a look at our newest feature, a 3D animation of the installation of the blocks at the Usonian House at Florida Southern College.
by michaelmaguire
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:20 am
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Topic: Florida Southerm College
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Florida Southerm College

Florida Southern Campus designated a National Historic Landmark LAKELAND | Florida Southern College’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed campus has been designated a National Historic Landmark, it was announced Tuesday. The Florida Southern College Historic District, known as Wright’s “Child of the S...
by michaelmaguire
Wed Jan 25, 2012 4:22 pm
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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DRN wrote:michaelmaguire...thanks again for your blog.

I unfortunately did not have a working camera with me that day, but somewhere in the blog there must be a photo of the mock-up sample of the slab to masonry connection...

Here's a link for you:

http://02f7a98.netsolhost.com/MayGallery/index3.html

Mike
by michaelmaguire
Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:00 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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I misspell "Usonian" about half the time!

Please use the signature link instead. Thanks.
by michaelmaguire
Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:59 am
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Topic: Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update
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Florida Southern College Usonian House Progress Update

It's starting to look like a house now.

We just visited the shop in Massachusetts where the blocks are being made and posted a video on the site. Have a look

www.BuildingTheUsonainHouse.com

Mike