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Journal OA+D Volume 3 : Number 2 Coming Soon!

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by Eric last modified Jul 31, 2015

The next issue of the Journal of Organic Architecture + Design is at the printer and is expected to start shipping August 2015. Volume 3 : Number 2 focuses on the American System-Built Houses project (ASBH), also known sometimes as Wright’s American Ready-Cut method of building. Frank Lloyd Wright’s interest in the challenge of providing low to moderate-cost quality housing was prevalent throughout his entire seventy-five year career. A collaboration of client and architect, the...




 

 

OAD_V3N2_ASBH_coverThe next issue of the Journal of Organic Architecture + Design is at the printer and is expected to start shipping August 2015.

Volume 3 : Number 2 focuses on the American System-Built Houses project (ASBH), also known sometimes as Wright’s American Ready-Cut method of building. Frank Lloyd Wright’s interest in the challenge of providing low to moderate-cost quality housing was prevalent throughout his entire seventy-five year career. A collaboration of client and architect, the idea of a predetermined mass customization of elements with a menu of options presented Wright an opportunity to explore the idea of housing on a larger, broad based democratic scale.

As a tease, you can see some sample spreads of this upcoming issue after the jump...

 

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...And there's lots, lots more where that came from. 40 pages in fact of vintage and contemporary photographs, images of rare brochures, advertisements, and lithographs, and an essay by architect and author, Randolph C. Henning.

If you thought previous issues of the Journal of Organic Architecture + Design were fantastic, then expect more of the same great stuff with this one. If you already ordered a subscription, your copy will be mailed as soon as it's back from the printer.

If you've not subscribed yet or need to renew your subscription, then what are you waiting for??? Place your orders here. But act fast before the first batch is spoken for and you'll have go on the wait list for a copy!

All images copyright OAD Archives, Inc.


 

 

 
 
 

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