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Pilot House 102:
Early view of Crestwood Hills; Model 102 left center:
Buckner's Site Office 102:
The Seattle Architect I'm researching used that material a lot, as well as that black (vinyl?) tile with white flecks in it. They must have been very popular at the time.
And yes, the flecked vinyl tiles were popular too, in all colors. I recently scored samples of a product from Artoleum, "Piazza" linoleum. I haven't researched it yet to determine dates and other particulars. I don't know if these were tiles, sheet, or both.
Nice colors; that last one is a black, though the lighting puts a sheen on it.
No, the materials are not the same.
Our office policy is to remove it when it is encountered and if that is not possible, it is to be encapsulated by covering it with vinyl tile, plank, or sheet goods.
If authenticity is key for a mid-mod, copious layers of wax could be maintained on a floor in good condition. For replacement, vinyl tiles can be cut down to 9x9.
The playroom in the basement that replaced the old coal bin was tiled in the leftovers, placed randomly. The chess club taped off an 8x8 square and used the floor as a 6'x6' chess board with tiny pieces. Two sets could be played at the time, one team on the north/south sides, the other east/west. We called it "Adjacent Simultaneous Chess," and the only way one could tell whether a piece was his or not was by the way it was facing.
I continue to fume over the wasted effort associated with the fantasy that tiny amounts of asbestos fiber floating in the air can lead to asbestosis. Those who contracted the illness were bathed in the stuff for years on end, in work environments where that was a primary material being processed or manufactured, and when face masks were unheard-of. I wonder if this matter is handled any differently in other parts of the world . . .
. . . and with all due respect to architects and others, everywhere, who actually have to deal with this subject in the course of their efforts.