Posts Tagged ‘reed kroloff’

Tweet Today’s post is the second third of my interview with Phoenix architect Eddie Jones.  I promised that I would post the entire second half today, but there is too much goodness and I don’t want you to miss out on any of it. So I’ll post the rest of the interview in a special edition of the blog this Thursday.  Tomorrow I’ll give you an update on the Castaway House. If you missed the first two parts of this interview, go back and watch here. Below, find out why Eddie says that being named a key figure in the…

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Tweet In my previous post, What is the Arizona School, I mentioned that Frank Lloyd Wright was the father of the Arizona School, a term coined by Reed Kroloff for the style of architecture unique to this Place – the desert.  Yesterday, I had the pleasure of taking a tour of Taliesin, Wright’s farm, residence and school complex in Spring Green, WI. Farm building at Taliesin – now used as residence space for students This tour gave me a deeper perspective on what Wright was working on before he made Scottsdale his winter home and embarked on a new style…

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April 14, 2010

What is The Arizona School?

by: Taz Loomans

Tweet This week I’m sharing my thoughts on last week’s Modern Phoenix Home Tour and Expo.  A few important ideas emerged over the course of events and I’d like to share them with you.  On Monday I talked about the Panel Discussion on the Restaurant Revolution.  Yesterday, Donna Reiner taught us about the mid-century modern banks in Phoenix.  Today I’ll talk about the most important, inspiring and entertaining lecture I’ve heard in a while and that is Reed Kroloff’s talk on The Arizona School during the Modern Phoenix Expo on Saturday. Reed Kroloff was once a tenured professor and Assistant…

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