Mary Colter and the Harvey company + the opening up of the American west: the west as the new recreational destination - Fred Harvey and the Sante Fe Railroad: the Harvey houses, Harvey cars, and the Harvey girls as responses to this new fascination with things western, as providing the means to reach those things - Colter's pioneering role as a woman designer who did not follow the prevailing styles and fashions - like Julia Morgan - and who opened up a new way about thinking of architecture and design in America: rooted in particular places and cultures that gave one access to the sublime. + colter and the reconstruction the southwestern landscape: regional forms, regional materials, regional patterns, regional elements, regional colors - colter and the incorporation of southwestern materials, motifs, color, techniques, methods and forms - Mary Colter: influence and significance + her impact on the arts and crafts movement, establishing the southwestern and the mission style - her impact on the public's acceptance of the authenticity of the west and its natural and cultural landscapes - her influence on Frank Lloyd Wright in the second phase of his career - her influence on the national parks movement, and the national parks style - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Colter - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arts_and_Crafts_Movement - s16, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Corinthian column + aalto and frank + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_lloyd_wright - aalto was influenced by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, and credited Wrights' Falling Water as a direct precedent in his design for the villa mairea. + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falling_water - Like Wright's, Aalto's buildings were expressions and reflections of the particular landscapes in which they were built. Mairea reflects its forest landscape, just as Muuratsalo reflects its situation on the edge between the forest and the lake. + http://www.galinsky.com/buildings/experimentalhouse/index.html - http://www.alvaraalto.fi/info/experimentalhouse.htm
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