the "Ardmore Experiment"
Earlier this month, claass HAUS took a look at Frank Lloyd Wright’s ambitious American System-Built Homes. Constructed just two decades later, Wright's (little known) Suntop Homes are yet another example of the architect’s pioneering experiments in suburban housing.
Find an updated version of this post on June 7, 2019.
8/30/2017 01:14:48 pm
So glad you find the Ardmore Experiment as fascinating as I do. I hope you found some great information in your search. Thanks for reading and taking the time to comment!
9/2/2017 04:24:59 pm
You're on point about the availability of the Suntop units. From the 1970s to 1990s one was owned by a restoration architect who sold it to another restoration architect, with whom I once worked. Yet another had the ceilings raised because the owner was well over 6 ft tall. Wright was 5'-8" and scaled interiors to his height, so the kitchen and bedrooms could be a bit claustrophobic.
9/2/2017 08:11:25 pm
Wow, such fascinating insight! Thank you for sharing and reading!
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