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One of the first works prominently featured in the Frank Lloyd Wright issues of Wendingen is the Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois. Built for the Unitarian church centered there, with which...
02. <em>Wendingen</em> vol. 2 no. 11, 1919, Reinforced Concrete.
The invention of the skeleton frame encouraged designers to reexamine the potential nature of the exterior wall. Freed from structural functions, the walls need only operate as a building’s "...
07. "Architectural Aluminum Report: Aluminum in Curtain Wall Systems." The Aluminum Association; New York, NY; 1958.
The earliest closets (from the Latin clausum for ‘closed’) were small, private rooms in the home used by the wealthy to enjoy books or art in solitude. Even the rich had few...
09. "Mengel Wall closets, Closet Fronts, Sliding Doors." The Mengel Company; Louisville, KY; 1953.
Fireplaces and mantels harken back to one of humankind’s earliest and most indispensible rituals: the fire gathering. Moving indoors, it evolved into the hearths of medieval Europe, and then...
01d. "Arthur Todhunter Mantels." Arthur Todhunter; New York, NY; c.1910-1925.
Like many other early-20th century artistic movements, the Amsterdam School was greatly influenced by Asian cultures. The very binding of the magazine demonstrates this influence, as they are all in...
05. Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. Color photomechanical prints.
As was the case in Europe, the Industrial Revolution sparked a tremendous urban migration in the United States as rural populations and new immigrants flocked to under-resourced cities lacking in...
07. "Fresh Air For the Lungs Induces Perfect Health." The Pullman Automatic Ventilator Company; York, PA; c.1904.
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