Page H1 . 16 September 2009                     
ArchitectureWeek - Classic Homes
< Prev Page Next Page >
  • People and Places
  • Church of Books
  • Historic Preservation in Sub-Saharan Africa

      [an error occurred while processing this directive]
      Current Contents
      Blog Center
      Download Center
      New Products
      Products Guide
      Classic Home
      Architecture Forum
      Architects Directory
      Topics Library
      Complete Archive
      Web Directory
      About ArchWeek
      Subscribe & Contribute
      Free Newsletters


    [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    Classic Home 059

    ArchWeek Image

    Exterior overview of Classic Home 059, Urcel Daniel house, by Gregory Ain, Architect.

    This house was built in Los Angeles in 1939 on an extremely steep site. The foundation is an 8- by 20-foot (2.4- by 6.1-meter) concrete caisson with rigidly braced 4- by 4-inch (10- by 10-centimeter) posts, 4 feet (122 centimeters) on center. The exterior construction is stucco on metal lath. A large window on the south looks out over an adjacent lot, which is considerably lower. Otherwise, the main windows do not face the street or adjacent property.

    The interior finishes are a natural white-pine plywood for the walls and insulite for the ceilings. Drawers and cupboards in the kitchen open into the dinette. A 16-foot (4.9-meter) long bookcase screens the entry from the living room. Tract restrictions demanded a sloping roof, which is exposed inside. The hollow hipped shell includes pergolas over the entry porch and living room deck.

    Copyright Notice: The design of this house is owned by the designer, and it may not be copied without permission.

    Download a Free 3D Model of this Classic House


    ArchWeek Image

    Main floor plan.
    Gregory Ain, Architect.

    ArchWeek Image

    Download a Free 3D Model of this Classic House
    Image: David Owen, ArchitectureWeek

    Discuss this house in the Home Design Forum...

    ArchitectureWeek Classic Homes Collection
    Now available on CD-ROM with fully editable 3D models

    Click on thumbnail images
    to view full-size pictures.



    < Prev Page Next Page > Special thanks to our sustaining subscribers, including Building Design UK, Building Design News UK, and Building Design Tenders UK, and offering bathroom vanities.

    Send this to a friend       Subscribe       Contribute       Media Kit       Privacy       Comments
    ARCHWEEK  |  GREAT BUILDINGS  |  ARCHIPLANET  |  DISCUSSION  |  BOOKS  |  BLOGS  |  SEARCH © 2009 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved