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Progenitor of Towers: William Le Baron Jenney and the Skyscraper

The skyline Jenney made possible: Chicago Skyline at Sunrise, by Daniel Schwen. 18 April 2009

Chicago is a city of (architectural) firsts, a city where architecture is a… 2,815 more words

Item 7. Louis Sullivan Stencil Tote

This tote bag features a design adapted from a Louis Sullivan stencil that ornamented the Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room.  Nylon and polyester with magnetic closure and interior zip pocket.  52 more words

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Architectural Poetry

The architect who combines in their being the powers of vision, of imagination, of intellect, of sympathy with human need and …the means of architecture: shaping space, shaping light, carving the space in a certain way in which you would feel the intimacy, individually, of what that space is, shall create the power to interpret them in a language vernacular and true— 7 more words


Rybczynski on concert halls

I have not spared the architecture critic Witold Rybczynski my critique of his dithering on the greatest architectural questions of our time, but his latest piece, “ 475 more words


Form follows function. – Louis Sullivan http://ift.tt/1sikIxy

Louis Sullivan

Poems in Stone

latex, paper, graphite collage, 2x 3′

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