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THE RAPSON CUBE

For Ralph Rapson, the 1970s was a busy decade, full of projects that varied in size, scale, program, locale, and complexity — in addition to his position as head of the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota. — Published 2007.0829

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HOUSE OF SERT

Spanish architect Josep Lluís Sert (1902-1983) is perhaps best known for his buildings and urban-scale projects. As a member of GATEPAC ("Group of Spanish Architects and Technicians for the Progress of Contemporary Architecture"), he was concerned with the role of architects in city planning. And yet he was also a master of small-scale interior and furniture design. Some of his favorite forms were inspired by vernacular houses. — Editor — Published 2005.1214

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RESPECTFUL REMODEL

In an era when the fabric of traditional neighborhoods is being torn so that grotesquely oversized houses can be squeezed into normal-sized lots, at least one firm in Maryland is doing it differently. GTM Architects renovated and expanded the home of firm founder George Myers, and in its detailing showed respect for the century-old neighborhood. — Published 2004.1117

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OREGON COAST BOLES HOUSE

Although the recent work of Portland, Oregon firm BOORA Architects includes concert halls and a courthouse, one of their smallest projects is among the most impressive: a single family house on the Oregon coast designed and inhabited by firm principal Stanley Boles, FAIA. — Published 2003.0521

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CASE STUDY: THE EAMES HOUSE

In the mid-1940s, as the United States faced the postwar challenge of housing three million returning soldiers, a few architects in Southern California rejected the idea of identical houses in suburban developments. The "Case Study House Program" initiated in 1945 by Arts and Architecture magazine, enlisted the talents of eight architects including Richard Neutra and Eero Saarinen. — Published 2002.0424

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