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For sale: Home by D. Liebermann & D. Hoppen

 
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DavidC



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:20 pm    Post subject: For sale: Home by D. Liebermann & D. Hoppen Reply with quote

A Berkeley Home Designed by Two Frank Lloyd Wright Protégés Seeks $2.65M


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SDR



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another in a series of pole-built radial designs from Liebermann; here he successfully deploys cantilevered rafters meeting at a hub-less central point which in turn carry others that have no intermediate support.

The passage that reveals the center directly is a master stroke . . .

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A surprise is revealed in the aerial view: the plan is entirely orthogonal; even the central skylight is bounded by edges that are parallel to the eaves.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/150+Bret+Harte+Rd,+Berkeley,+CA+94708/@37.8899537,-122.2593094,85m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m8!1m2!2m1!1s150+Bret+Harte+Road!3m4!1s0x80857c048451a42b:0x9cdb9f2b91412173!8m2!3d37.8898925!4d-122.2592282

(Hit "Satellite")

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Roderick Grant



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Equally tantalizing is the geodesic dome to the south.
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