Walter Gropius is well-known for the School of Buildings called Bauhaus, but the Gropius House was quite amazing, as well.
Glenn Murcutt, a Pritzker Prize-winning architect, created the Magney House. It was designed to capture the sun, and it’s also called the Bingie Farm.
Designers were no longer choosing between old conventional construction versus attempting to be environmentally conscious. The choice became levels of distinction. How green should the building be? LEED buildings were celebrated, and rigor was being applied to the levels of LEED.
The low-slow house Rudolf Schindler created known as the Schindler House has often been referred to as the first modernist house in the world.
Thirty years ago someone was taking out a mortgage that they just paid off. That would be a marvel if they never refinanced considering the prime interest rate was nine […]
Forty years ago modern design looked similar on the outside but a lot was changing inside houses and buildings. In 1979, we were entering yet another new modern era by […]