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Friday, February 4, 2005

Friday February 4, 2005

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:00 PM

Fountainhead

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Dominique and
Dominique

Sources:

A blog entry on The Fountainhead,
  a 1949 film featuring archltect
Howard Roark and his patroness,
Dominique Francon,
and a web page on
architecture patroness
Dominique de Menil,
who, with her husband,
commissioned
a house in Houston

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in 1948 from
architect Philip Johnson.

Related material:

“Architecture is a dangerous profession,
because it is a poisonous mixture
of impotence and omnipotence,
in the sense that the architect
almost invariably harbors
megalomaniacal dreams
that depend upon others,
and upon circumstances,
to impose and
to realize those
fantasies and dreams.”

— Rem Koolhaas,
Conversations With Students,
quoted at http://www.treyf.com

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