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November 3, 2016

Review

"...a handsome and thoughtful coffee-table book..." -- 10/15/06 DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL 

"Weaving assembles the best examples of modern design..." -- 11/26/06 ORLANDO SENTINEL 

"Weaving offers a fresh approach...extensively researched through interviews with the architects and the homeowners, it's full of the personal stories that grab and keep the reader's attention." -- 11/18/06 SARASOTA HERALD TRIBUNE 

"Weaving takes the reader on a virtual tour of some of Sarasota School's finest houses." -- Dec06 HOME MIAMI 

"handsomely illustrated, luicdly written" -- 12/17/06 CHICAGO TRIBUNE

About the Author

Andrew Weaving is an expert on 20th-century architecture, furniture, and design. He was co-author ofLiving with Mid-Century Style, among others, and owns a 1956 Sarasota School house in Winter Haven designed by Gene Leedy. He lives in London.

August 4, 2016

The Sarasota School of Architecture 1941-1966 by John Howey

If you are a fan of architecture, this book belongs in your library. The Sarasota School of Architecture 1941-1966 by John Howey, Princeton Architectural Press (1997) explores the talented, idealistic architects who were drawn to the Gulf Coast of Florida, and left a legacy of influential mid-century modern houses, churches, schools and commercial buildings in the Sarasota, Florida area. Mr Howey introduces us to Paul RudolphRalph Twitchell, Philip Hiss, Mark Hampton, Victor Lundy, Gene Leedy,Tim Seibert, Bert Brosmith, Jack West, Carl Abbott, Frank Folsom Smith, William Zimmerman, Ralph Zimmerman, William Rupp and others who contributed to this important architectural movement. 

Author and Architect John Howey lives in Tampa, Florida and continues his practice at John Howey & Associates.

Here is a recent photo I took during a visit with Mr Howey at Bay Villa Place, one of his award-winning projects (1978 AIA Tampa Award), in the Hyde Park area of Tampa, Florida, 2016.  - Enjoy!  -Martie

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