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DavidC
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For sale: Home by apprentice Herb DeLevie

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That page brings us another early-postwar Wrightian, in a rare West Coast manifestation: Cliff Hickman of Santa Barbara.

https://www.curbed.com/2019/7/16/206956 ... california

This residence is seen in numerous images on Hickman's home page, still up after many a year.

http://hickmandesigns.com

In retrospect, a look at Hickman's work suggests that he ventured beyond Wrightian forms in a way analogous to that of another West Coast acolyte, John Lautner ...

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DavidC
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Yay ! More and larger photos. Checkout the lower-level spaces ...!

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Roderick Grant
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I don't like the combination of brick and stone. The orderliness of brick and the randomness of stone work against each other.

SDR
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Right. That's one of a number of silent lessons provided by Frank Lloyd Wright's work. Of course we are not speaking of the dressed stone trim associated with much brickwork ...

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Roderick Grant
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Correct. It's the rubble type, as seen in this example. As trim that could be concrete as likely as dressed stone, it is not a problem.

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