John Meunier’s first significant building design, the Meunier House provides a look at his unique style. Composed of two intersecting squares, the home is a demonstration of what Meunier described as “an English Brutalist version of a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house.”
A house with several names, the Richard Foster House in Wilton, CT is also known as the Spaceship House, the Round House, or the Circambulant House. How does one come up with such an interesting design?
Today, A-frames still conjure associations with vacation homes and picturesque ski chalets perched atop remote mountain landscapes. But what about a modern A-frame for the 21st century?
It is easy to associate Modern style with expansive and expensive houses, or landmark municipal buildings; but at least one local Seattle architect broke that and several other invisible barriers. His name was Benjamin McAdoo.
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.