Frank Lloyd Wrights Archives moved to New York – save the David Wright house

Dear friends of Artisan Architects, I was hit with a surprised grief and realization that an end of an era of architecture is upon us. I received  notification from my client and friend, Contractor Jay True mentioned the news that the Frank Lloyd Wrights Archives will be moved to New York.  An architect friend who practices in Phoenix immediately responded to the forwarded news with “They’re going to a far, … Read More →

Brainard Jones presentation October 29 th 2013

Brainerd Jones. Photo courtesy Petaluma Museum

The work of Artisan Architect Brainerd Jones (1865-1949) will be the topic of a presentation by Mark Parry at the Cloverdale Historical Society on Tuesday October 29th from 7:00-8:00 pm. The discussion will feature the Vintage Towers a residence of his design currently welcoming guests as a Bed and Breakfast Inn. Other works include the Comstock House. A meticulously preserved First Bay Region Tradition grand home in it’s original 1905 condition. Jones who is … Read More →

Criteria for the definition of an Artisan Architect

Artisan Architects are a distinctive group of practitioners of the Art and Craft of building and warrant recognition as such. They may or may not be recognized by the academic branches of architecture. They may be included in other regional, historic, or defined as practitioners of other styles of architecture besides “arts and crafts”.  Yet their work satisfies a sufficient number of criteria that establishes the architect as an Artisan … Read More →

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