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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

A Brief Historical Survey of Anthroposophical Architecture in the USA by David Adams

I will attempt to survey the increasing variety of anthroposophically designed architecture in the United States by focusing primarily on the work of eight designers whose work has resulted in most of these buildings in North America. The design of Fritz Westhoff (1902 Paraguay-1980 New Jersey, USA) marks the beginning of this architecture in America. Beginning about 1928, Westhoff's wooden furniture was full of irregular organic forms, angular planes, and beveled edges. Both his furniture and his three buildings in Spring Valley, New York, reflect Steiner's organic functionalist approach.

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