Monthly Archives: January 2010

Alvar Aalto: The Functional Aesthete

Aalto:Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, 1967. Ratonal and aesthetic collision.   “The only possible factors and motives with which one can replace the old criteria are scientific studies of what people and society unconditionally need in order to remain, or better yet, … Continue reading

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Rendering in Squint

Frank Lloyd Wright and the Epiphany of Mimetic Abstraction FLLW:Johnson Wax Research Tower, 1944 “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature” Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright advanced an entirely new and revolutionary direction in the eternal concept … Continue reading

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Tethered Magic Carpets: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Flotation/ Grounding Duality

Heurtley House by Frank LLoyd Wright. 1902 (Photo:Argitect) “Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.” Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright was a master architect because he embraced the duality of … Continue reading

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