Carnegie libraries are everywhere and I have become increasingly interested and curious that their styles seem also to be across the board. One would think that such an extensive library-building program (1,679 libraries were built in the U.S.! I wrote previously about this here) would supply plans as well as funding. It seems that while… Read More Considering Carnegie Libraries
”Above all, with political turmoil, traffic problems, vast increases in population and the tremendous impact of the machine, we must have serenity. Man needs a serene architectural background to save his sanity in today’s world.” -Minoru Yamasaki to Ada Louise Huxtable I hadn’t heard of Minoru Yamasaki until recently and now it seems like he’s… Read More Minoru Yamasaki in Seattle
Happy New Year! What have I been up to? Pondering why the best American ski cabins look straight from the Alps: The ideal mountain cabin always seems to shout "Alps!" even in Utah. And I'm ok with that. #architecturalhistory #solitude #utah A post shared by Susie Trexler (@susietrexler) on Dec 31, 2015 at 2:16pm PST… Read More Happy 2016!