Romy Wyllie

Works

Caltech’s Architectural Heritage: From Spanish Tile to Modern Stone
The campus of the California Institute of Technology was destined for architectural greatness when, in 1915, astronomer George Ellery Hale hired nationally renowned architect, Bertram Goodhue, to develop a Spanish-inspired scheme of "planted patios and shaded portales, sheltering walls and Persian pools." This set the tone for the Institute’s architectural future.

Bertram Goodhue: His Life and Residential Architecture
An architect of exceptional vision, whose work is still relevant today, Bertram Goodhue (1869–1924) died just as he was severing his ties to traditionalism and establishing himself as the leader of a new architectural style. This book enlarges our understanding of Goodhue, his work, and his role in architectural history.

Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome
A mother recounts how the birth of Andrew with Down syndrome, and the loss to cancer of a second baby, start a family’s journey through the maze of parenthood. With the support of his loving family, Andrew mastered the skills of life and became a contributing member of society.

Selected Works

Nonfiction
An in-depth, richly illustrated architectural history of the California Institute of Technology.
The residential designs of Bertram Goodhue are described in the context of his ecclesiastical and secular projects.
Memoir
A mother's inspirational and informative birth-to-death story of a son with Down syndrome, born in 1959.

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