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Model: Frank Lloyd Wright: Herbert Jacobs House #1

The New York Times shows an Image from “Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward,” an exhibition currently on view at the Guggenheim Museum, the models of Wright’s designs are attracting as much attention as the exhibition itself. Perhaps the most notable model is that of Wright’s Herbert Jacobs House #1 of 1936-37, the first of the architect’s pioneering open-plan, energy-efficient Usonian houses. The basswood model takes the house’s components — from its window frames to its innovative copper-piped radiant-heating system — and explodes them, so that they seem to hang in midair.

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Re-Model, at The Moment, New York Times


Monday, June 1st, 2009


Microbotic Sculpture by Christopher Conte
Hybrid 757 St. Tropez Boat by Frauscher

 

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