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Siting, forms relating to the strata, the proportions, mass vs. void, shelter without strict enclosure...all are in keeping with Wright’s principles.
The only diversion is the symmetry. In this respect, I’m led to think of Elliot Noyes’ residence.
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When I encounter a little gem like this I sometimes picture in my mind a more substantial residence made in the same way, of the same materials and with the same forms and details.
Another favorite example is the little hospital guard house I've shown before.
The one detail I would change is to remove the glass railing on the roof terrace, so one might fall off the building if one got too close to the edge. A hint of danger is a good thing. Think of the stair to the waterfall at Fallingwater. One slip, and Oops! you are headed downriver.
"Come back, Shane! Come back!"
1. a summerhouse or other decorative building used as a shelter in a park or large garden.
2. a usually highly decorated projecting subdivision of a building.
Or, from Fleming, Honour, Pevsner, 1966:
"An ornamental building, lightly constructed, often used as a pleasurehouse or summerhouse in a garden, or attached to a cricket or other sports ground; also a projecting subdivision of some larger building, usually square and often domed, forming an angle feature on the main facade or terminating the wings."
While those may not be the only definitions, and without gainsaying the previous remarks, my thought about enlarging the simple building was only to suggest, quite reasonably I think, that the same forms, materials and detailing might be employed in a larger structure to good effect---regardless of program, plan, or projected use. The simple building as architect's sampler, if you will . . . ?