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Presley's House of the Future.
Brief story here (scroll ALL the way down to the bottom):
http://www.doney.net/aroundaz/celebrity ... klloyd.htm
Bird's Eye View:
Does anyone know anything else about this house?
According to the article, it's not a FLW design:Paul Ringstrom wrote:Is it in the new FLW Complete Works Vol. 3 book? (I don't have one yet.)
"Designed after Wright's death by The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Charles R. Schiffner, Architect."
I was in the house when it was used as a 'model' for the development. Cutting edge in those days ( early 1980's ). I recall some harsh angles and some great orange shag carpet !
As an aside, the house itself is not far from the original Ocatillo Desert Site from 1929 - - -
http://fllwfoundation.tumblr.com/post/3 ... associated
http://greginthedesert.net/2009/09/28/a ... he-future/
http://www.prairiemod.com/prairiemod/20 ... uture.html
Its looks like Bruce Goff and Mr. Wright had a lovechild.
The plan is actually quite good.
The WHITE is the only negative point in my opinion.
Imagine this house built but with craftmanship (unfortunate sheet metal work- and no paint. More emphasis on the natural blocks and wood.(like the H.C. Price Residence,Phoenix)
The colors are standard taliesin pallet.
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/73 ... fd41ac.jpg
I think I prefer Lloyd Wright's "Desert Dune Berm House" -- based strictly on what can be seen in one image:
An updated link for my earlier link, now dead:
https://franklloydwright.org/a-showcase ... he-future/
https://www.google.com/amp/s/fllwfounda ... ciated/amp
Pics and an audio piece:
https://kjzz.org/content/244880/did-you ... -ahwatukee