Category Archives: Architecture

Winter Photos of the North Carolina Museum of Art

A few shots during a family visit to the museum grounds today. Advertisements

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Johnson Wax Building

Around 2001 I visited the Johnson Wax headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and, if it isn’t obvious by this photograph, the natural lighting in the space is amazing. Completed in 1939, the building structure is formed … Continue reading

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Buildings by Marlon Blackwell

Architect Marlon Blackwell heads the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas as well as runs a practice in Fayetteville. I had the pleasure of visiting his practice and a few of his projects over the summer. … Continue reading

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Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans

During a recent trip to New Orleans we rode through the lower 9th Ward which was washed out during flooding caused by hurricane Katrina in 2005. There are many empty lots, a few abandoned houses that sustained damage but are … Continue reading

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Thorncrown Chapel

I’ve wanted to visit Thorncrown Chapel since first catching a segment on the nightly news back in the late eighties about architect Fay Jones. I finally had a chance to see it this summer while on a driving trip out … Continue reading

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

I’ve probably been to a North or South Carolina Beach almost every summer of my life, so I’ve seen the development and changes that have occurred over the last 40 years. There hasn’t been much “progress”, but lots of development. … Continue reading

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Kimball Art Museum

The Kimball Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, designed by architect Louis Kahn, is considered by many architects as one of the best examples of modern architecture in the United States. Natural light enters at the top of the barrel … Continue reading

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