Residential Design

Vol 1, 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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went even further, reducing the external cladding to mere building paper pinned down by wood battens. Schindler developed and patented "the Schindler Frame" system, published in the May 1947 issue of Architectural Record. It was perfectly suited to the California climate, creating thin walls and roofs, and keeping costs low by leaving much of its construction exposed. Although Wright denied ever being influenced by any- one, Sheine speculated that "inspiration" between Schindler and Wright went both ways. Schindler's reductionist palette and experimental wood construction systems can be seen in Wright's Usonian houses of the same period. Sheine concluded her talk reflecting on the legacy of Schindler, particularly in his use of space, natural light, cross ventilation, and rough- frame construction. In a series of images, Sheine concluded with an overview of Schindler's lasting impact on the work of California architects, among them Raphael Soriano, FAIA, Charles Moore, Ray Kappe, FAIA, and the subsequent gen- eration that included Frank Gehry, FAIA, Frank Israel, and Thom Mayne, FAIA. Clockwise from the top: Once a Wright apprentice, Schindler and his work (Lovell Beach House, Wolfe House, King's Road House are shown) may have influenced the master himself. Photos: Courtesy John DeFazio/CRAN 59 VOL. 1, 2018 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM modern fi res FIRES THAT INSPIRE Spark Modern Fires. Designed and engineered to be extraordinary. See our photo gallery at www.sparkfi or 203.791.2725 Private Residence, Greater Boston Area Architect & Designer: Adolfo Perez Architect Photo: John Horner FOR MORE INFO CIRCLE 9

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