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by Paul Ringstrom
Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:29 pm
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Topic: Fallingwater’s Endorsement
Replies: 2
Views: 3712

Suntop Homes

Fascinating project, great idea... but I don't think the Foundation would ever allow it, because it makes too much sense.
by Paul Ringstrom
Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:23 pm
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Topic: Walter Burley Griffin homes open to the public?
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Views: 4936

WBG

The Walter Burley Griffin Society of America sponsors an annual meeting and housewalk every year in June. This year we heard lectures on and toured the homes on Millikin Place in Decatur which were done by FLW, WBG and Marion Mahony Griffin.
www.wbgriffinsociety.org
by Paul Ringstrom
Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:23 pm
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Topic: Haters of New Wright Buildings, Answer Me This:
Replies: 13
Views: 10389

Legacy Wright Buildings

Those of you have visited several hundred of Mr. Wright's buildings certainly have noticed that the quality of the interpretation and execution of the "blueprints" varies considerably based on the supervision of the contractor. The Baird House and the Cooke House would be examples of homes that are ...
by Paul Ringstrom
Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:01 pm
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Topic: Buffalo Boathouse/new construction methods old design???
Replies: 54
Views: 54697

FLW Boathouse

If the building is an accurate reflection of Wright's intent as to dimension, color, visible detail and approximate siting, then we will learn something that there is no other way of learning: how would this building have looked if built ? That alone is worth the effort -- isn't it ? I whole-hearte...
by Paul Ringstrom
Sun Jun 10, 2007 4:06 pm
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Topic: Top 10 Best USONIAN Furniture Designs
Replies: 78
Views: 94178

Which is not Wright?

The chair that is not by Wright is the last one on the right, second row. I think it is by Elmslie.
by Paul Ringstrom
Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:12 pm
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Topic: Top 10 Best USONIAN Furniture Designs
Replies: 78
Views: 94178

Top Ten Usonian furniture desins

I would like to nominate one of my favorites: Usonian Exhibition Chair Oak plywood 37 in. (94 cm) high For the Guggenheim Museum's Sixty Years of Living Architecture retrospective of Frank Lloyd Wright's work in 1953, Wright built a fully furnished ''Usonian House'' and pavilion in the museum garden...
by Paul Ringstrom
Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:04 pm
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Topic: New FLW Novel
Replies: 4
Views: 8097

Loving Frank: pre-publication reviews

From Amazon.com (the cover looks familiar....) Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly Horan's ambitious first novel is a fictionalization of the life of Mamah Borthwick Cheney, best known as the woman who wrecked Frank Lloyd Wright's first marriage. Despite the title, this is not a romance, but a ...
by Paul Ringstrom
Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:23 pm
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Topic: Modern Usonian: Radiant heat options?
Replies: 10
Views: 12700

Radiant Heat

I found a very unique product for electric radiant heat called StepWarmfloor by Electro Plastics, Inc., St. Louis, MO
by Paul Ringstrom
Sat Sep 17, 2005 5:00 pm
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Topic: Martin House Pergola in Construction
Replies: 9
Views: 15127

The Grand Tour

After I retire next year, I hope to take The Grand Tour of Wright buildings in the Northeast from Zimmerman to Taliesin, with overnights at Penfield, Schwartz and Peterson. (In fact, the Conservancy should set up a Grand Tour program for us unrepentant acolytes.) Then I can die. Suggestion to Rodne...