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thanks, but do you know any website with the main floor plan..?Roderick Grant wrote:Although there are plans of the principal level of Northome published in a variety of books, I know of only one source with the lower level plan, which is in volume 3, page 204, of the Monographs. One of the best images of the plan (+ elevations) is in the first volume of the Taschen series, pp 424-5.
THANKS FOR YOUR CLARIFICATION..!!!Roderick Grant wrote:Juan, when perusing drawings of Little, be aware that the commission went through numerous alterations. For instance, one section of the living room fireplace (which is shown with a Roman-arched opening in Wendingen) indicates that the neighboring room is the kitchen, whereas as built, the kitchen is on the lower level. The clerestories over the living room windows show as lunettes, while as-built, they were rectangles. ...and so forth.
What is the basic assumption as to how the interior dropped soffit
at the double I-Beams is supported?
Looking at the length of the interior elevations I have to assume
there is some small cantilevered strut that extends out from the point
where the arches meet the columns.
My idea of structural continuity would be to have the top and bottom surfaces of the datum, or light shelf, or whatever we're calling it this season -- those parallel planes of beautiful, weatherproof polywood WonderboardÃ‚Â®, would be bonded
to everything they touch, from the inner member, to the top and bottom flanges of the steel, and the top and bottom surfaces of the concrete ballast, making of the whole thing a stiff and strong torsion box which wouldn't dare to sag or twist !
I assumed that detail went through the long flank of arched windows on
north and south sides of living room
It does not. Title of the detail calls it out as:
"Section through windows at East end of Livingroom"
Location of this detail can be seen in the first long section posted here.
Proximity to adjacent planter confirms the correspondence.
Section thru North and South walls of Livingroom - even more complex.
It appears as if the arches are not in plane with their columns.
A "light shelf" separates columns from arches -
and arches are set inward toward interior
Columns are outboard.
Seems familiar -
Have we looked at this before?
Is this light shelf/soffit hung from steel beams in the roof?
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