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Remembering modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts

 
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Paul Ringstrom



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:54 pm    Post subject: Remembering modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts Reply with quote

Architect of the Wrightian Domino's Farm in Ann Arbor, MI

https://archpaper.com/2017/11/remembering-modernist-architect-gunnar-birkerts/
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SDR



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for that, Paul. Of the Domino's office structure I have seen little but a few exterior photos. I once perused a volume, perhaps a coffee-table book about the Domino's work, which included section drawings of the interior, at good scale in sepia ink. The owner's private office sticks in my mind, with its svelt horizontal layering of materials and luxe fittings, borrowing in both cases from Wright at Wingspread, I thought . . .

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Roderick Grant



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The program for Domino was odd, sort of a skyscraper on its side. The interiors, from what I recall (1989), are pleasant, but somewhat confusing.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like his Law Library in Ann Arbor.
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