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Nature and Soul in America: Understanding the Roles of Style and Ornamentation in Louis Sullivan’s Design Philosophy (Essay)

American Architect Louis Sullivan (1856 – 1924) was a revolutionary force in design during the late 19th-century; a period of significant economic growth and architectural activity in America. 1,706 more words


C for Chicago

 Chicago, to me, meant Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan and few lessons of History of Architecture that I studied in college. But when we planned the itinerary of  a vacation in USA, I so wanted Chicago to feature in that plan so I could see all those steel-framed large glass-paned buildings. 626 more words

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Form Follows Function, Etcetera.

In my previous post, Hollow Pencils, Again., I mentioned the concept of ‘form follows function,’ and the phrase was thought to have been coined by Horatio Greenough, but was in fact coined by Louis Sullivan, whom I focused on (yet didn’t actually get to speak about due to me being ill), in our presentation. 417 more words


Dice, Dilemmas, and Disposition.

The ‘x and the City‘ part of 260MC is now well underway, and we’re quite far from being underway. More like, underproductive. The group (well, everyone bar myself) went to Amsterdam to film for this module.  396 more words


Louis Sullivan Throw Pillow

You’ve probably heard of Cafepress.com. It’s a site where people upload designs that are then printed on any number of potentially kitschy/potentially cool items ranging from t-shirts to license plate holders to dog outfits. 197 more words


The Birth Of Skyscrapers


At 111 N. 7th Street, downtown. The cake was outside in a semi-sheltered courtyard.

Designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan… 246 more words

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