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Here are the Taliesin plan and elevation drawings of the built design. A first iteration was rendered as a Usonian Automatic, with a virtually identical layout.
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So these masonry walls are actual masonry...that's how they did it back then? There is no rebar reinforcement? Just brick atop brick? Code probably wouldn't allow that now?
He also says that Howe and John Rattenbury completed the working drawings, which apparently happened after Wright's death.
Howe designed the family room and dining room and the hanging light fixture in the living room which did have an additional door on the northeast side to enlarge the living room. The drawings are signed by Wes Peters but Rattenbury and Howe did assist with the rescaling of the brick design from the Usonian Automatic.
The other building on the property may be the garage or the shed which does mimic the design of the house and has been rebuilt since the original was rotted out.
The house was on the market at the time, and if I had been better situated, I would have bought it. I believe somewhere around $200K or so.
right angles to the existing carport wing -- it seems.
Mimicking the existing detailing (roof fascia, etc) was the right thing to do, despite the desirability of distinguishing post-Wright additions from the original
construction. The inherent conundrum would have to be addressed in the literature rather than on the ground -- or perhaps with discreet signage ?
A dashed line of bricks embedded in the (new) driveway would be one subtle solution . . .