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final study guide - - Womens Club, La Jolla, Gill,...

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- Women’s Club, La Jolla, Gill, 1912-1914 o Women’s Club o architecture that originated in the Mediterranean basin o enamored with concrete pioneer with idea of tilt slab (pour a whole wall on the ground, then tilt it up) o o o - Dodge House, Los Angeles, Gill, 1914 – 1916 o o strong asymmetrical composition, that still seems very purposeful and elegant even though it is extraordinarily simple o interior has a degree of simplicity and elegance that’s very unusual for the period
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o o - First Church of Christ, Scientist, Berkeley, Maybeck, 1910 – 1911 o o o - o turn to Pasadena, California o was a winter resort; place for rich from Midwest o building lines the court with breezeways (U shaped, open court in middle) o much of this drawn from a nostalgic view of the pioneer west o greens influenced by Asian ones, familiar with Japanese building traditions o house parallels Dodge house, but it’s a lot less pretentious than it could be o the greens were almost anti-Gill because they were designed in in decorative use of structure o greens houses indulge in decoration
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o o - Craftsman Farms, Gustav Stickley house, Morris County NJ, 1905 o discussed bungalow last time o popular form o informal no matter how large it was o by mid 1900s (1904-6) – took on a popular form, what we’ll focus on, came to be widespread o California examples to talk about basic qualities, even though it’s a national phenomenon House of relatively moderate size, middle-class or prosperous blue collar, that is proud to be itself All sorts of gyrations that are structurally exhibitionist (some
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