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Cape Cod Modern Homes (1938-1978)
In the late 1930s, on the isolated ‘back shore’ of Wellfleet, a group of self-taught, architecture enthusiasts began building experimental structures based on the early Modern buildings they had seen in Europe. Through mutual friends they invited some of the founders of European Modernism to buy land, build summer homes and settle. Like their local hosts, the recently emigrated Europeans admired the traditional Cape Cod ‘salt boxes’.
New Urban Housing
As the world population grows, the demand for clean, safe and affordable urban housing increases. Architects from around the world are responding with design concepts to provide urban housing as cheaply and efficiently as possible.
Soviet Constructivist Architecture (1922-1936)
Profiles of some key works of constructivist architects in the Soviet Union during the years following the 1917 revolution and civil war. In little more than a decade, some of the most radical buildings of the twentieth century were completed by a small group of architects who developed a new architectural language in support of new social goals of communal life. In this first installment we look at Konstantin Melnikov's personal home, known around the world as Melnikov House".
Historic American Homes
Explore America's most interesting historic homes. Historic homes have the power to carry us back to eventful periods in American history. From the earliest settlements of the Pilgrims to the invention of the planned suburban community of Levittown, historic homes stand as silent witness and reflect what was happening in American society and her citizens.
Video Profiles in Modern Prefab
Prefab housing design and building is alive and well. Despite the housing industry having taken it on the chin from the recession, a handful of talented architects and builders are working on designing small, sustainably built, small footprint "accessory buildings" that can be added as auxiliary building (often on the same lot) to a main house.
Japanese Meiji Period Architecture (1868-1912)
Meiji was a period in which Japan opened her doors to the outside world and laid foundation for Modern Japan by absorbing and assimilating Western culture. Architecture was no exception. In addition to the tradition and accumulation of excellent wooden architecture from the Yedo period (1615-1867), Japanese architecture adopted the styles techniques and materials of Western style stone and brick architecture. And with the progress of the industrial revolution it paved the way to modern architecture of steel, concrete and glass.