Tuesday, March 8, 2011


I was sketching out a deck for the Wells Gray Research and Education Building today, and after a little research I came across these columns, used in the Johnson Wax Building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The powers that be were a little skeptical if said columns would be structurally sound, so he performed a test.... by piling on sand bags!

Mr. Wright proved their integrity.

Although, this style of column could be a bit far-out for an Education building... out in the middle of the mountains.  Still, it's something to keep at the back of my mind.

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