the home is significant as many consider it to be the first modern dwelling in the u.s. built in 1922 on what looks to be a big field the conceptual home inspired observation and study then and continues to do so today.
david adjaye: form, heft, material, a review of world-renowned architect sir david adjaye’s work to date, is traveling to the garage museum of contemporary art in moscow. the exhibition, which debuted at the haus der kunst in munich in 2015 before traveling to the art institute of chicago, offers insight into the global architect’s unique approach, highlighting the ways he weaves local geographies and cultural legacies into his celebrated designs. @dadjaye
the concept took the fairly radical decision to pare back the design, to keep just the essential, removing any superficial detail or ornamentation from the project.
despite a growing appreciation for twentieth-century architecture in recent years, great works continue to be lost to neglect, deterioration, and demolition only decades after their design and construction.
why do superyachts exist, but ‘superhouses’ don’t?
29 october 2015 | chicago