Example 159: Modern house


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Work Record
Class[controlled]: • domestic architecture  • Modern art
*Work Type [link]: • house
*Title/Name: Darwin D. Martin House Title Type: preferred
*Title/Name: Darwin D. Martin Residence Title Type: alternate
*Title/Name: D. D. Martin House Title Type: alternate
*Creator Display: Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959)
*Role [link]: architect [link]: Wright, Frank Lloyd
*Creation Date Display: 1904-1906
[controlled]: Earliest: 1904 Latest: 1906
*Subject [links]: • architecture  • dwellings  • modular living  • single-family dwellings
Style [link]: Prairie House
Culture [link]: American
*Current Location [link]: 125 Jewett Parkway (Buffalo, New York, United States)
*Measurements: 2 story
[controlled] Extent: stories Value: 2 Type: count
*Materials and Techniques: brick exterior walls, concrete slabs, some steel, stained glass windows, oak
Material [links]: • brick  • concrete slabs  • steel  • stained glass • oak Technique: [links]: • frame construction
Description: The main house is a low two-story block with standard relation to grade, terminated at the left by a porte-cochere and at the right by a covered porch. The house is bisected by an entrance hall with a large unit-room to the right, different areas are separated by truncated partitions and portieres. Areas include a living room with an enormously wide fireplace, a library, and a dining room.
Description Source [link]: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin D. Martin House Complex online. http://www.darwinmartinhouse.org/ (accessed 29 August 2006)

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