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Louis Sullivan

Poems in Stone

latex, paper, graphite collage, 2x 3′

Any Given Day, significant weather, persistent systems, warmly, dims variable


“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

Form follows function. – Louis Sullivan http://dlvr.it/KlS6lG


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