Sunday, July 25, 2010

Greene and Greene Essence
















For those who appreciate the designs of Charles and Henry Greene, I'd like to share a source for their original architectural records. While there are a few images here of furniture, I think the architectural drawings and interior photographs are a great source for inspiration whether you build in this style or not. I've never built anything in the G&G style, but I have a great appreciation for excellence in any field, especially nowadays when visual appeal is weighted more towards commercial interests than intellectual.

The Architectural Records of the Greene brothers at Columbia University. You might want to download the ExpressView Plug-In to see the images in higher resolution.

Also check out the Greene and Greene Virtual Archive for more.

Next week I'll post a link for viewing hi-resolution plates from the records of another master.


2 comments:

  1. Jameel,

    Thanks so much for this.

    Tico

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  2. Thanks for posting this. I heard of this site and like you really like to get inside the ideas of the masters for inspiration.

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