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“Form follows function.”
—Louis Sullivan, architect (3 Sep 1856-1924).

Thought For Today

Sullivanesque Revisited

Back in 2010, I wrote a short post about the Sullivanesque style as it commonly manifests around Chicago – in the form of small commercial buildings decorated with catalog terra cotta ornament designed in Louis Sullivan’s ornamental style. 642 more words

Commercial Strips

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American

Didn't quite get Gaudi

Ayesha Khan’s essay on the Spanish Catalan Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) in the Wall Street Journal, “How a Gaudi Building Won Over a Strict Minimalist… 414 more words

Architecture

Louis Sullivan

LOUIS HENRY SULLIVAN

“THE TALL OFFICE BUILDING ARTISTICALLY CONSIDERED”

Louis Henry Sullivan was born in Boston on 3 September 1956. Encyclopaedia Britannica defines him as an American architect, regarded as the spiritual father of modern American… 1,474 more words

Frank Lloyd Wright: The World's Greatest Architect

With a brief personalised introduction by John Peter, Frank Lloyd Wright informally discusses his childhood, his experience working with Louis Sullivan, a number of his famous buildings, Taliesin, his life and architectural convictions with both criticism and humour. 47 more words

Newsletter 30, Spring 2016