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the schindler cabinets are moving away from any notion of a module, the rhythms becoming increasingly syncopated. cantilevers galore! it's almost as if he is being influenced by living with the seismic conditions in california.
the irving residence daybed/storage unit anticipates wright's later usonian built ins and schindler's constructivist/deconstructivist creations.
they all ask questions: what is a piece of furniture? microarchitecture!
fur*ni*tec*ture, n. 1. the science, art, or profession of designing and constructing furniture; see ARCHITECTURE. 2. furniture which refers to, is
related to, derives from, or is intended to accompany, architecture. 3. furniture which mimics, imitates, or (God forbid) mocks architecture.
4. furniture made of architectural materials, or of recognizable substitutions thereof. 5. furniture which creates an architecture. 6. furniture which
attempts to create an architecture. 7. architecture made of, or from, furniture.