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House VI – Cornwall, Connecticut

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Building Name: House VI (a.k.a. Frank Residence)
Location: Cornwall, Connecticut
Architect: Peter Eisenman
Completed: 1975 (reconstructed 1987)

AE Interest: primary example of deconstructivism; ignored principle of form following function; disregarding notions of symmetry and continuity, the structural design followed the conceptual design; several beams and columns do not connect or touch the ground; inverted staircase

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Written by Ryan Hua

October 16, 2018 at 12:07 pm

Posted in Built

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