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2944 S. Michigan Ave. 1883 by Burnham & Root 1982 Conversion, Swann & Weiskopf Originally built for Sidney A. Kent (a founder of the Chicago Union Stock Yards), this building is a rare...
05. Kent House
Archigram 8 was created for the 1967 Milan Triennale, the theme of which was "The Greater Number," reflecting the emergence of world population as an environmental and social problem....
03. <em>Archigram</em> 8. London: Archigram, 1968
The 4D Dymaxion House was a smaller scale version of Buckminster Fuller's 4D Towers. The single-family house was hexagonal, made from metal, suspended from a central mast, and intended to be easily...
02. Buckminster Fuller, <em>Better Homes for Lower Incomes</em>. New York: Revere Copper and Brass, [194-]
Archigram 8 was created for the 1967 Milan Triennale, the theme of which was "The Greater Number," reflecting the emergence of world population as an environmental and social problem....
05. <em>Archigram</em> 8. London: Archigram, 1968
Archigram 7 was released as a series of loose printed sheets and an electronic resistor, distributed in a plastic bag. The issue was devoted to networks and the interchange of thought within...
02. <em>Archigram</em> 7. London: Archigram, 1966
With the deaths of Antonio Sant'Elia and Umberto Boccioni in World War I, Futurist architecture was never fully realized. In the 1920s F. T. Marinetti hoped the work of Virgilio Marchi would revive...
01. Virgilio Marchi, <em>Architettura futurista</em>. Foligno: F. Campitelli, 1924.
325 W. Englewood Ave.
1926 by Homer Grant Sailor
Demolished ca. late 1950s; now the site of a high school track field
This modest three-floor apartment building was designed by...
08. Edward Claus Apartments &amp; Floor Plans
In the 19th century the U.S. averaged one conflagration—a fire causing more than $1 million worth of property damage—per year. Large fires in the early 20th century destroyed large portions of...
11. "The City Unburnable." The National Fireproofing Company; Pittsburgh, PA; 1906.
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...
01b. "Demotte." George Joseph Demotte [antiquities]; New York, NY; c.1920s.
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