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Lovell Beach House – Newport Beach, California

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Building: Lovell Beach House
Location: Newport Beach, California
Architect: Rudolf Schindler
Completion: 1926

AE Interests: house is lifted and cradled in 5 parallel poured-in-place concrete frames in the shape of figure 8’s; protected from earthquakes – lightweight walls suspended from the structure to move independently during tremors; curtain wall windows on the east/south sides facing the ocean; healthy lifestyle arrangement – living quarters are on the north side to maximize fresh air circulation; bedrooms have windows for cross ventilation, so no A/C needed.

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Written by gabbyraziel

November 1, 2018 at 11:16 am

Posted in Built

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