Louis Sullivan


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Noun1.Louis Sullivan - United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)Louis Sullivan - United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase `form follows function' (1856-1924)
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The catch phrase, "Form ever follows function," was coined by the modernist architect Louis Sullivan in the last century.
"Architects can add much to human happiness," says Gillis, "if they actively adopt a design philosophy that projects a good, bright view of the world while holding a heroic view of people." He explains his approach to architecture and discusses various architectural schools, including Romantic Realism, Idealism, and Deconstructionism; and architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe.
Lewis McGlasson, Louis Sullivan, Lucas Hamill and Ruari Doherty all started with Stirling Knights less than eight years ago and are now all pushing their game on to the next level at Myerscough Basketball Academy whilst continuing their studies.
It looks a little towards Chicago--to Louis Sullivan's towers for urban scale, and to Sullivan's pupil Frank Lloyd Wright for its obsessive geometric detail (and a touch of the Japanese ornament he was so fond of).
He did not get along well with his fellow employees, but he became the chief assistant to architect Louis Sullivan. Wright made his debut as an architect with his "prairie houses." These were long and low single-story houses made of unpainted and unstained wood that reflected the broad and flat landscape of the U.S Midwest.
Wright, the most famous architect in history, was joined in the top 10 by Louis Sullivan, the "father of skyscrapers"; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a leader in the "less is more" approach, and Bertrand Goldberg, who favored mixed-use buildings with organic shapes.
The book considers the ongoing genocide and cultural genocide in Syria, the challenges of preserving our digital heritage, the dynamic between original and copy, efforts to preserve the papers and architectural fragments of the architect Louis Sullivan, and the possibility of sustainable preservation.
Buffalo, New York, has a remarkable collection of great buildings from its late 19th-century and early 20th-century expansion: monumental buildings designed by the likes of Louis Sullivan, Fellheimer and Wagner, and later, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Wright's role model was his colleague Louis Sullivan, who coined the phrase "Form follows function."
The American architect Louis Sullivan, famous for his pioneering high-rise office buildings in Chicago, summed up the philosophy in 1896 in a phrase which became famous - form follows function.
Louis Sullivan, perhaps the first modern architect, famously wrote that "form follows function".