Posts by Susan J Garrett

Eames Lounge Chair

Digital image of Eames' Lounge Chair and Stool

Charles and Ray Eames were renowned for their chair designs. One of their most famed creations is the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, designed in 1956 for Michigan's Herman Miller. In addition to online images of the chair, Imageworks has several dvds about the lounge chair available to check out

Housing Prototypes site

digital image of Las Cocheras apartments, Barcelona

Are you researching housing projects by particular architects or in certain cities/countries? Or just curious about the possibilities for multi-unit housing? Check out the online resource HousingPrototypes.org. While currently limited to western Europe and a few other countries, the range of projects is impressive. Each project page provides summary information, a description, images, and reference works.

Holland Prize for Architectural Drawing

Digitized architectural drawing of Dome Home

In this era of computer-aided design, the skills required to create a single-sheet measured drawing of a building may seem to be irrelevant. Yet as a means of fully understanding and documenting a design, architectural delination is invaluable. Now, the National Park Service is administering an annual prize for the best drawing:

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