|Title||Flora S. Allen student drawing of the facade of a zoological garden and laboratory |
|Architects||Allen, Flora S. (Flora Sofie), 1908-1984 |
|Date of Drawing Execution||ca. 1929-1930 |
|Object Type||Architectural drawings |
|Physical Description||Gouache and watercolor with graphite and ink on paper with cheesecloth backing ; 59 1/4 in x 40 in |
|Descriptive Notes||Written on lower right corner:|
|Building Notes||Part of a collection containing approximately 1100 student drawings from the University of Washington Department of Architecture from its inception in 1914 until 1961 when the Department of Architecture had completely phased out all elements of the Beaux Arts system and became the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. |
Senior year design drawing completed circa 1929-1930. Rendering/elevation of a flat-top building with front portico and statues flanking the entrance, attached to a larger, glass-enclosed section of the building housing an aviary. Plan shows administrative and public areas, including library and lecture hall, in the main building with attached aviary and courtyards with viewing areas for mammals, reptiles, and carnivores, and rear building with offices and quarantine areas. Section drawings through the aviary show the glass-and-steel construction. Drawing stamped with Society of Beaux Arts Architects seal indicating the design was judged in the national competition.
Design drawing. Watercolor rendering/elevation of the facade of a sculptor's studio and residence with angled doorways for the garage separated by double doors with grille under an upper level with geometric inlay pattern, elongated window, and metal roof with skylight. Plans show living areas and studio.
Flora Allen received her B.Arch from the University of Washington in 1931, where she received the Department of Architecture Traveling Scholarship with classmates Perry Johanson and Kenneth Anderson. She married architect Lowell V. Casey and although she never practiced architecture under her own name, she worked closely with her husband on the projects he designed.
|Subjects (LCSH)||xyz |
|Digital Collection||Architecture Collection|
|Digital ID Number||ARC0906 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections |
|Repository Collection||University of Washington Department of Architecture Student Drawings. Ph Coll 740 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed with a Canon Digital Rebel XTi in RGB Color. Saved in TIFF format and resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop and imported as JPEG2000 using ContentDM's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2012 |