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DavidC



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BBP/Jester House - Google Satelite view <----- (the house is the one near the green arrow. Zoom in to see).


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lang



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anyone know if the proposed Leob project was changed in anyway from the Jester house concept? Im simply curious as to whether or not Wright made any concessions at all to the differing climate in Connecticut vs California. I love the Jester house design, but living in "room drums" in the Northeast would present quite a challenge!

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Roderick Grant



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Loeb is a much larger building sprawling over an extensive plot of land, and includes outbuildings for guests, staff and livestock. Comparing the two projects is difficult, since the budget for Loeb must have been several times that for Jester. A large-scale plan of Loeb is included in the 1948 issue of Architectural Forum on a fold-out page (94). Jester's basic plan was used for several unbuilt projects that vary in quality and size, some like Palmer taking the scheme a bit too far, losing clarity. It was obviously one of FLW's favorite ideas, but I would say Jester was its finest iteration.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bringing the Legacy thread up.

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