We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. Nestled in the verdant seaside hills of the Pacific Palisades in southern California, the Entenza House is the ninth of the famous Case Study Houses built between and With a vast, open-plan living room that connects to the backyard through floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors, the house brings its natural surroundings into a metal Modernist box, allowing the two to coexist as one harmonious space. Like its peers in the Case Study Program, the house was designed not only to serve as a comfortable and functional residence, but to showcase how modular steel construction could be used to create low-cost housing for a society still recovering from the the Second World War. The man responsible for initiating the program was John Entenza , Editor of the magazine Arts and Architecture.
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The Charles and Ray Eames Case Study House #8 | Eames house, Case study houses, Built in sofa
We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. Text description provided by the architects. Originally known as Case Study House No. Charles and Ray Eames began designing the house in for the Case Study House Program in Los Angeles' Arts and Architecture Magazine published and built these case study homes that had to focus on the use of new materials and technologies developed during World War II.
The Entenza House (Case Study #9) by Charles & Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen & Associates
These houses were to be built and furnished using materials and techniques derived from the experiences of the Second World War. Each home would be for a real or hypothetical client, taking into consideration each of the particular housing needs. Case Study House 8 proposed that the house be built for a married couple working in design and graphic arts, whose children were no longer living at home. The design used pre-fabricated materials ordered from industrial and commercial catalogs.
Mandalit del Barco. The Eames House, built in in the Pacific Palisades, is considered one of the most important postwar residences in the U. The National Historic Landmark celebrates its 70th anniversary this year with a new conservation plan.