18 October


Horace Trumbauer, Whitemarsh Hall (Wyndmoor, PA: under construction, 1917.10.18)

metabolic driven imagination
1994.10.18     3784

Re: building text
2001.10.18 13:13     3705g 3730e 3749e 3765 3770e

other art and architecture highlights
2002.10.18 12:25     3787c 4015n

architectural otherness
2004.10.18     3709o 3709p 3709q

why you should feel badass as an architect!
2007.10.18 10:05     3334n

Peter Zumthor didn't like his own "conventional renderings" for LACMA (and will release new images)
2016.10.10 19:57     3314r

Le Corbusier   Cité Frugès   Pessac



2001.10.18 13:13
Re: building text
You know, if I were a blind person, encountering a building covered with braille might be something that takes my appreciation of both history and architecture to a new level, because then I might have a pretty good idea of how ancient Egyptians felt when they 'sensed' their buildings.

2002.10.18 12:25
Re: art and architecture 30 years ago
There are several other art and architecture highlights from Life 1972 yet to be included, such as a review of Venturi's work and a photo review of Gehry's cardboard furniture--love the picture of Gehry mid-air about to stomp down on one of his tables, a real 'museum piece'. Plus there is that Botticelli painting valued at over a million dollars then, but still owned (for many generations) by a family of poor Italian farmers. Something in the back of my mind tells me that this painting was later disclosed as a fraud, like the Tasaday Tribe (also reported in 1972 as extremely ancient/primitive heretofore undiscovered people) turned out to be a fraud.
Perhaps scaffolding, like Life, can often be an interesting play of image and reality.


"The Botticelli" detail of (the so-called) Birth of Venus in a Dream III, hanging over the computer that is word processing this caption.

041018a partial Ichnographia with Palais des Congrès in register   2198i13
041018b partial Ichnographia cropped to size of the Parkway quadrant model   2342i24
041018c perspective of Palais des Congrès within the Ichnographia context   2342i25


07101801 IQ with Parkway Interpolation grid and footprints   2278i07

14101801 Wacko House 001 elevation model   2268i11
14101802 Sober House 1 elevation model plan perspective axonometric   2286i06   b
14101803 Wacko House 002 elevation raw model   2285i08
14101804 Villa Skeleton elevation model   2344i03   b


16101801 IQ46 Maison l'Homme House 10: Museum Kimbell Art Museum Wall House 2 Cubist ICM plans   2196i11


18101801   Le Corbusier   Cité Frugès   Pessac


19101801 Gallaratese Housing Block Brant House Douglas House Wall House 2 House VI Bianchi House Silent Witnesses Ridgeway House Housing for La Villette Eclectic House Gooding House domestic plans elevations   2214i08



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