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Schindler House – West Hollywood, California

Posted in Built by John B Acabado on September 25, 2018


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Building: Schindler House
Location: West Hollywood, California
Architect: Rudolph M. Schindler
Builder: Clyde Chace
Completion:  1922

AE Interests:
Experimented with communal living/work space for two families
Birthplace of Californian modernism; integrates both indoor and outdoor spaces to suit the Californian climate with two L-shaped areas separated into four studio spaces, two semi-sheltered rooftop sleeping spaces, a communal kitchen with clerestory windows, and two grass patios (one for each family) with sunken gardens that are visible and accessible from the interior through redwood sliding door panels
One of the first buildings to incorporate “slab-tilt” concrete wall construction

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