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I can remember when I was at Taliesin west (august 1994) and even though it was hot - it was a heavy heat. Here in Australia our desert heat is sweltering, but nearly always with a gentle breeze.
These colour photos kinda look like it wasn't that hot - she is bare feat on the stone! - and no beads of perspiration!
https://www.dezeen.com/2016/12/21/hooke ... id-romero/
g.dorn & SDR ... The last photo showing Diana Vreeland with her head up against the wooden balcony ... shows her looking almost straight south, but the shadow of her head is low and slightly to the east, indicating the photo was undoubtedly taken in mid-winter ... fairly late in the afternoon ... perhaps around 3 or even 4 PM ... tea-time at Taliesin West. The first photo of the woman with the umbrella ... was undoubtedly taken much earlier, when the sun was in the Eastern sky. Afternoon weather would probably have been comfortably pleasant ... neither cool nor hot.SDR wrote: ↑Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:26 pmI'm a life-long Wright-o-phile who's never been to Arizona. Others will have to compare notes with you on that front. I would love an "immersive" experience in which even odors, room temperature, relative humidity, and air movement accompanied a full-color holographic---or physical---recreation of "Shiprock." I have yet to try goggle VR . . . but I imagine that would be the course of action at present ? S
N.B. Don't know about the Aussie desert in winter, but in Arizona the average low in November and January is about 44 degrees F, while the average high ranges between 65-70. Average low and high temperatures in December are 40 and 65
https://exhibitions.fitnyc.edu/women-of ... ochure.pdf
“Flight to the Valley of the Sun,” a 1942 shoot in Arizona that produced what Vreeland biographer Eleanor Dwight called a “stunning moment in fashion reporting,” is an example. Photographs of the women on location document Vreeland as a stylist: she can be seen arranging a model’s headscarf while Dahl- Wolfe captures the scene.
https://exhibitions.fitnyc.edu/women-of ... 6-1958.pdf
"Dahl-Wolfe and Vreeland created this image on a deserted lm set near Phoenix. Where Dahl-Wolfe was methodical, Vreeland was amboyant, but both were committed to getting the perfect shot. When model Bijou Barrington developed heatstroke, Vreeland stepped in to replace her without compromising the success of the shoot."
Louise Dahl-Wolfe Color proof
Bijou Barrington wearing Jay Thorpe at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Rose Pauson house in Phoenix, Arizona
Harper’s Bazaar, January 1942, p. 41
The Museum at FIT, 74.84.355
Louise Dahl-Wolfe Color proof
Diana Vreeland wearing Jay Thorpe at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Rose Pauson House in Phoenix, Arizona
Harper’s Bazaar, January 1942, p. 40
The Museum at FIT, 74.84.356
date approx Jan 1942
http://ccp-emuseum.catnet.arizona.edu/v ... 301cce0b11
Bijou Barrington in a plaid bubble playsuit, photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe for Harper's Bazaar Jan. 1942
many plans showing different layouts and variations
an early concept plan -possibly by FLW circa may 1935? ( says 535)
various studies in plan of different arrangements such as;
roof garden over utility with 3rd level over living room
canvas roof over entry
extension of the entry out over the hill
extension beyond the utility room - court + guest bedroom + sitting room with stairs going up to another level
change of utility room to servant room
plan + section of air conditioning/ventilation system which incorporates a "desert cooler" in the masonry
lower terrace design
section details of stepped walls - note vertical stud at 10' centrs
perf board design with FLW tick of approval
extension to street level carport and pump house behind
very interesting how it evolved.
hopefully we can get permission to post some of these drawings
https://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyfun ... 100018689/
Our Tom contributed to the comments, so it is inconceivable that the album hadn't been linked, somewhere in these pages.
It's very possible I did not link to WrighChat because I didn't know how.
I think I stumbled upon WightChat after I saw these Flickr shots.
I remember, vaguely, being amazed at finding shots of Pauson on the computer.
Don't think I'd ever seen that much of Pauson before. It was a thrill.
Hence some of my comments strike me now as giddy.