The Third Release In The Organic Architectural PDF Series
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Heads-up lovers of Organic Architectural knowledge! In recognition of 12-12-12, the Scott Architectural Archive presents the third publication in its Facsimile Series. Find out more after the jump... These special digital publication facsimiles will be in the form of PDF files which you can download for your personal use. They are not intended for distribution and are only available upon request. If you have not already signed up to receive these PDFs, you must respond...
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The third publication in this series is a 1908 brochure featuring the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Browne's Bookstore, which once resided in the Fine Arts Building in downtown Chicago.
The Mission of the Scott Architectural Archive is to preserve and promote materials related to Organic Art and Architecture - the only truly American School of Design.
The Archive represents disciples of Organic principles including original works by Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Burley Griffin, Marion Mahoney, George Niedecken, Lloyd Wright, John Lloyd Wright, Clarence E. Shepard, Bruce Goff, Alfonso Iannelli, Rudolph Schindler, Antonin Raymond, Anton Martin Feller, Kameki & Nobu Tsuchiura, Werner Moser, William Wesley Peters, Yen Liang, Alden B. Dow, Eugene Masselink, Blaine & Hulda Drake, Edmund Teske, John Lautner, Elizabeth Weber, William Francis Willsey, Douglas Lockwood, Shao Fang Sheng, Paolo Soleri, Firoz Mistry, Alan Lape Davison, Lawrence Brink, Raymond Viner Hall, Robert Green, Susan Jacobs Lockhart, and many others.
The Archive currently contains approximately 50,000 architectural drawings, 1500 photographs, 50 linear feet of correspondence, hundreds of original audio recordings and films, and over 200 decorative objects.
The Archive is actively collecting and expanding our facilities. The Archive seeks to establish a permanent home in the near future.
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