CRAIG and Bruce Walker live 20 miles apart but awake each morning in nearly identical new hilltop homes, post-and-beam structures with open floor plans and walls of glass. To them, the twin houses are a homage to their late father, Rodney Walker, and to the first family home he built 60 years ago. But to the architecture world, the homes represent much more: They are near-replicas of Case Study House 16, part of the landmark post-World War II program that brought modern architecture to mainstream America. Their dad, who died in , never talked much about his professional success.
Case Study, in duplicate
Craig Ellwood’s Case Study House No. 16 seeks $3 million in Bel-Air - Los Angeles Times
Craig Ellwood was still a very young architect when he was selected to design a Entenza Case Study House. This is the first in the series of three villas he designed for the Case Study House Program. It offers a house here where he developed while working on multiple outdoor spaces qualities that come to extend and enrich the home of various and unexpected ways…. This house was designed in collaboration with Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen.
Salzman House / Case Study House nº 16
The book also benefited from residential testing in commercial architecture. The CSH No. The work displays a high degree of rationality in its entirety while a strong sensuality in terms of finishes, textures and details.
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