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The Eames House – Pacific Palisades, California

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Building Name: The Eames House (a.k.a. Case Study House No. 8)
Location: Pacific Palisades, California
Architect: Charles Eames and Ray Eames
Completion: 1949

AE Interest: designed on two principles: 1) preserve meadow and trees, and 2) maximize volume from minimal materials; utilized prefabricated materials (mass production); consists of two glass and steel boxes; nestled into hillside and supported by 200 ft long concrete retaining wall

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Written by Ryan Hua

October 16, 2018 at 12:07 pm

Posted in Built

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