Monday, December 18, 2006

eureka springs

Last spring I got to travel to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, to attend a friend’s wedding. The ceremony was in the Thorncrown Worship Center which sits next to the famous Thorncrown Chapel designed by internationally renowned architect Euine Fay Jones. The Thorncrown chapel received a national AIA Honor Award in 1981 and is fourth on the AIA's Top 10 list of twentieth century structures.

View of the chapel entry.

Exterior detail of the chapel.

Interior view of the chapel.

Interior view of the worship center.

Interior detail of the worship center structure.

Thursday, December 14, 2006


This summer I got to travel to Chicago with a few friends. I was impressed with the architecture and took several photographs.
The John Hancock Building from street level.

A view of the North Side and Lake Michigan from the John Hancock Building.

Historic Michigan Street residence with a view of the lake.

Architect Frank Gehry's Millennium Park stainless steel sculpture.

Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Robie House was probably the first ever residence to be designed with a steel beam to achieve a cantilevered effect.