Mapping the homes that helped to define an era. That’s because it became the 22 nd of 27 homes to be a part of Arts & Architecture ’s famous Case Study series, which commissioned emerging modernist architecture in Southern California. No interior photographs; exterior only for personal use, not publication of any kind. As we respond to this challenging environment, we will update you on our website banner/social media/blogs.The safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our top priority.

Il se déroule sur la côte ouest des États-Unis, principalement autour de Los Angeles entre 1945 et 1966. Le programme des Case Study Houses est une expérience architecturale visant à construire des maisons modernes et économiques. Case Study House #1 was constructed on a gently sloping lot elevated several feet above street level in the prestigious Toluca Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. Lancé à l'initiative de John Entenza, rédacteur en chef de la revue Arts & Architecture, le Case Study House Program a pour objectif de concevoir et de construire des modèles de maisons individuelles économiques et fonctionnelles en prévision du boom provoqué par la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et le retour de millions de soldats. Case Study Houses: The creation of the modern ‘dream home’ In 1940s Los Angeles, a pioneering, modernist community would forever change aspirational living. The Case Study houses that made LA a modernist mecca. The Case Study houses that made Los Angeles a modernist mecca Mapping the homes that helped to define an era By Adrian Glick Kudler and Elijah Chiland Updated Jan 2, … Renowned architect Pierre Koenig is famed for his steel-framed houses, most famously the Stahl House (Case Study House #22), which overlooks all of Los Angeles from the Hollywood Hills. Map. If you see a buzzer along the walk, do not push it as the Eames House does not have a buzzer. The driveway entrance has signs for 203 and 205; walk all the way to the end. Other homes by significant mid-century architects are in the immediate neighborhood. Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also known as Case Study House #22—shows the Hollywood Hills home overlooking the sprawling City of Angels below (one of his shots of the house is shown below on the cover of a new book from Gestalten).

Le programme des Case Study Houses est une expérience architecturale visant à construire des maisons modernes et économiques. After construction, each Case Study House was open to the public for tours. The 2,000 square foot house was completed in 1948 and designed by Julius Ralph Davidson, one of the European émigrés who jump-started California’s modern architecture movement. The 1949 Eames House (#8) and the 1960 Stahl House (#22) are the most well-known ones. Under the program, about 30 homes were designed; and about 20 were built; with almost all of them in the Los Angeles area. In May 1960, the Brooklyn-born photographer headed to architect Pierre Koenig’s Stahl House, a glass-­enclosed Hollywood Hills home with a breathtaking view of Los Angeles—one of 36 Case Study Houses that were part of an architectural experiment extolling the virtues of modernist theory and industrial materials.

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