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Sarasota Architectural Foundation is dedicated to increasing awareness of the Sarasota School of Architecture movement, helping to preserve or rehabilitate its irreplaceable buildings and demonstrating its relevance to the contemporary built environment.
Carl Abbott
SarasotaMOD 2020 Featured Architect
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Walker Guest House Replica
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Local Firms Win AIA Florida Design Awards
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Cocoon House Update
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Exciting News for Architecture in Sarasota – SAF & CFAS are joining forces!

Exciting News for Architecture in Sarasota – 
SAF & CFAS are joining forces!

SAF and CFAS (Center for Architecture Sarasota) have committed to come together as one organization under one name, one board and one mission, led by Anne-Marie Russell as Executive Director. We are very excited about the promise the future holds!
Designing Sarasota Exhibition at Center for Architecture Sarasota

January 12 - April 17, 2021

This exhibit examines the unique history of architecture in Sarasota from the time of Native Americans to the present.
Desigining Sarasota Exhibition, January 13 - April 17 at Center for Architecture, Sarasota
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SarasotaMOD Weekend

SarasotaMOD Weekend is a three-day architecture festival celebrating the legacy of the “Sarasota School of Architecture.”
Each year, SAF chooses a different theme to highlight.
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Designs

Learn more about the designs by the Architects from Sarasota School of Architecture.
Leech Studio ("The Round House"), Architect: Jack West and Elizabeth Boylston Waters
Leech Studio ("The Round House")
Umbrella House, Architect: Paul Rudolph, Photo: Anton Grassl
Umbrella House
Photo: Anton Grassl, Esto
Paul Rudolph, 1950
Paul Rudolph

Architects

Learn more about the Architects from Sarasota School of Architecture
Carl Abbott

Featured Architects and Designs

Revere Quality House
Paul Rudolph
and Ralph Twitchell, 1948
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Revere Quality House
Healy Guest House ("Cocoon House")
Paul Rudolph, 1950
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Hugh Given House
Philip Hanson Hiss, 1951
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Hugh Given House
Hiss Studio
Edward "Tim" Siebert, 1952
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Hiss Studio
Walker Guest House
Paul Rudolph, 1952
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Walker Guest House
Sanderling Beach Club
Paul Rudolph, 1952
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Sanderling Beach Club
Umbrella House
Paul Rudolph, 1953
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Umbrella House
Cohen Residence
Paul Rudolph, 1955
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Cohen Residence
DeVries/Craig Residence
Edward "Tim" Siebert, 1955
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Devries/craig residence
Martin Harkavy House
Paul Rudolph, 1957
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Harkavy House
Deering Residence
Paul Rudolph, 1957
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Deering Residence
Burkhardt Residence
Paul Rudolph, 1957
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Burkhardt Residence
Warm Mineral Springs Inn
Victor Lundy, 1958
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Warm Mineral Springs Inn
Maurice Birk House
Philip Hanson Hiss, 1959
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Maurice Birk House
Mrs. Adelia Dolan House
Philip Hanson Hiss, 1959
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Dolan House
Scott Building
Joseph Farrell
and William Rupp, 1960
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Scott Building
Plymouth Harbor
Frank Folsom Smith
and Louis F. Schneider, 1966
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Plymouth Harbor
St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall
Victor Lundy, 1969
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Fellowship Hall
Casa De Cielo
Carl Abbott - 1982
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Casa De Cielo
Saul & Florence Putterman Residence
Carl Abbott, 1986
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Putterman residence
Chapell-Lifeso House
Donald C. Chapell, 2000
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Chapell-Lifeso House
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