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I'm also hoping to get this published somewhere.
Does anyone have any ideas?
My cell is 502-500-2097.
Well at Westcott we installed Geothermal systems ..new progressive efficient and no outside units maring beauty of building and Unity Temple also installed a Geothermal system probably for many of the same reasons for its restoration.
Best of luck in what you choose.
Isn't that Welsh?
Should it be FLLW? Is FLW OK? That's what many seem to use.
Perhaps that's a subject for an inquiry. Or not.
Perhaps it's just like defining Cherokee Red.
1. This summer marks the 100th anniversary of Wright and Mamah Borthwick Cheney's sojourn together in Fiesole, Italy, above Florence. You could revisit that experience (see "In Exile" in the Autobiography) and describe their dolce vita on the hillside, which Wright translated one year later into the design of Taliesin, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2011. Neil Levine does a great job of describing the Italian take-away in his "Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright." You could make it a travel piece comparing Taliesin to Fiesole. Taliesin now has American Players Theatre in its back yard; Fiesole has a fabulous Roman and Etruscan park with an amphitheater that seats 3,000 and is used for festivals. (The park appears in a scene from the film "Tea With Mussolini," with Lily Tomlin as an archaeologist.) You can find postcard views of Fiesole around 1910 on eBay, and the Taylor Woolley photo collection at the University of Utah's Marriott Library has scenes from the time and place where Wright and Cheney (and Woolley) lived.
2. Who owns the view at Taliesin and Taliesin West? One of the things that make's Wisconsin's Taliesin special is that it still has the same pure countryside around it as when it was built. Levine says Taliesin is more like a scenic outlook than a house -- a place more to be looked from than looked at. That makes the natural context criticak. Who secured the "view shed?" Can it remain secure?
Now compare it with Taliesin West, where Wright sought to build way out in the desert, away from everything. Scottsdale has sprawled out all the way to the foot of McDowell Mountain. How different is the experience?