Comparisons of Buildings

Monadnock Building Holabird & Roche Massive building wall Clear expression of materials Masonry and heavy form Monumentality


Reliance Building Burnham and Root - Light airy feel - more decorative (cladding by metallic steel) - metal skeleton --> wrapped white terracotta clay tiles

Home Insurance Building William LeBaron Jenney Ledges deep Stacked visualization Critiqued as endless repetition of floors Ornamented base, columns, arches More generalized base


Rookery Building Burnham and Root - Binding concept (binding different rhythms)

- Central accent of entry way as decorative element

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