The Reicker house testifies to Alden Dow's skill at composing simple surfaces and intriguing detail thirty years after his earliest work. The three-level grid of the ceiling structure makes the ordinary function of roofing a house an ornamental delight. Light poles transform the geometry of woodworking into an organic form. Brick walls topped by wooden construction provided another combination for the architect to compose in balanced contrasts.
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John and Margaret Towsley Reicker House
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