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Drawing inspiration from the branches of a tree, the human hand, and the cellular structure of the living body, Bruce Goff conceived a structure that reflected the interconnectedness and plasticity...
01. Bruce Goff. Study for Space Study Institute, 1956
Part One comprises several designs for a crystal house, an apolitical and secular center of worship for the new mankind. Bruno Taut describes the inside: "Speaking is not permitted in the temples—one...
01. Bruno Taut, <em>Alpine Architektur</em>. Hagen, Germany: Folkwang Verlag Publishing, 1919, plate 4.
Buckminster Fuller self-published 4D Time Lock in the late 1920s, calling for a new type of housing that could be constructed in a day. Answering his own call, Fuller sketched several visionary...
01. Buckminster Fuller, <em>4D Time Lock</em>. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Lama Foundation, [c.1972]
1948-1949.

The Calumet New Town plan, sponsored by General American Transportation Corporation CEO, Lester Selig, was conceived with the intent of creating a new, company town—in the...
01. Calumet New Town, Calumet, IN. "Air View of the Town" rendering, brochure, p.6, [1949].
7941 S. Halsted St. 1925 by John Eberson Closed 1970s, Demolished circa 1987; now a vacant lotThe interior of the Capitol Theater was designed to resemble an ancient Roman villa. Like many other...
01. Capitol Theater
E. Walton St. and N. Mies van der Rohe Way (formerly Seneca St.), Chicago, IL, 1974.

This unbuilt high rise bears a striking resemblance to Marina City, especially in the conspicuous...
01. Delaware-Seneca Building, Chicago, IL. Rendering, [1974].
DANIEL H. BURNHAM (1846-1912)
Burnham's impact on the built environment of Chicago and many other American cities is legendary. With partner John Root he oversaw the design and construction of...
01. Diary page for February 23, 1896
ANDREW JACKSON DOWNING (1815-1852)

Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, adapted to North America: with a View to the Improvement of Country Residences ... with...
01. Four New York State Residences, including that of Washington Irving, at lower right.
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