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Case Study of the Blouin Superinsulated House

D. A. Hagan

Case Study of the Blouin Superinsulated House

by D. A. Hagan

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Published by Brookhaven National Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHagan, D.A.
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17585434M

  The second Case Study House number 20 was built ten years later. Designed by the architectural firm of Buff, Straub Hensman Case Study House 20(B) – the Bass House – is located in Altadena, California and was completed in This article is about the latter, the ‘B’ house. Get this from a library! Case study houses. [Elizabeth A T Smith; Julius Shulman; Peter Goessel; et al] -- "The Case Study House program () was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los.

Get this from a library! The presence of the case study houses. [Ethel Buisson; Thomas Billard] -- "Since their origins over half a century ago, the Case Study Houses have ranked among the classics of architectural modernism." "In a journey into the present reality of the Case Study Houses, the. This book by Esther McCoy chronicles the Case Study program as sponsored by John Entenza's Art & Architectue Magazine. The Case Study Houses program brought new thinking, techniques, and materials to post-war California house building.

Books: Case Study Houses. The Case Study House program () was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, sought to make available plans for modern residences that could be easily and cheaply constructed during the postwar.   Case Study homes are a required search topic for any new or old MCM enthusiast. If you haven't yet fallen down the rabbit hole of this subject we at EichlerSoCal recommend allowing yourself plenty of time and keep a notepad handy as some might make it onto your must-visit bucket list. The Case Study house program was run by Arts and Architecture magazine from


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Case Study of the Blouin Superinsulated House by D. A. Hagan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Case Study Houses -- The Complete CSH Program - by Taschen is a wonderful, comprehensive study of some of the best of the archetectural projects created from this time period. The principal photography by Julius Shulman is breathtaking and some of the original, vintage photos are presented on two pages within the huge by: 8.

It was not this one it was the more expensive hardback edition. I wish this book was a required read for home builders these days they could have learned a lot about personal style and function just by understanding what the Case Study Houses were all about.

I mainly purchased this book because of my dream home "Case study house 22".Cited by: 3. This paperback case study is in good conditon. Light wear to covers, spine and edges. No marks or writing in this book. For some reason I always pictured this book as being larger in size. It’s really quite small, being just ” by ”.

Perhaps the increasingly large format of the books that have examined the Case Study Houses (first the large Blueprints for Modern Living, then Taschen’s immense Case Study Houses) made me think that they were taking their cue from it/5.

An unprecedented event in architecture history, the Case Study Houses program gave America new models for residential living.

This comprehensive Category: Books > Architecture & Design. The Stahl House, Case Study House #22, with its swimming pool, glass walls, and panoramic view of LA from the Hollywood Hills, is emblematic of the modern elegance that the program nurtured.

Photographer Julius Shulman captured some of the designs in iconic black and white images. View Case-Study-Houses from MBA at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Case Study Houses Download Best Book, PDF Download Case Study Houses. The fourth house in Arts & Architecture’s Case Study program departed from the trend with a noticeably more introverted design. Intended for a.

Popular Science article: "Double-Wall House" (Leger house) Blouin Superinsulated House: D.A. Hagan paper: "Thermal Performance of the Blouin Superinsulated House" (pdf) Brookhaven Natl Lab study: Blouin Superinsulated House Brookhaven Bulletin article: "Case Study: A Superinsulated House" (pdf).

Redefining The Modern Home: A monumental retrospective of the Case Study Houses program  The Case Study House program () was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los.

Meet House #1. The plans for Case Study House #1 were announced in the February/March issue, with architect Julius Ralph (J.R.) Davidson providing a possible living solution for a busy “Mr.

and Mrs. X” with a growingly independent daughter and frequently visiting mother-in-law. About this Item: Reinhold Publishing: NY (), Photos; illus., oblong x ", rough cloth, pp + illus. credits, covers a bit rubbed, hinges loose, contents a little edge-toned, some soiling to textblock edges else a nice copy in a rubbed, edge-worn, spine sunned, soiled dustjacket with minor chipping to top of spine and a couple of small edge tears.

Case Study House No. 21 in Laurel Canyon returns asking $M. Also known as the Bailey House, the steel and glass residence was designed by Pierre Koenig.

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A large piece of the Mata Atlantica captured in the midst of the sprawling city. An abundance of trees and species makes a uniquely beautiful and rich site. Our house captures this image; at the heart of the house is nature.

The Case Study Houses were experiments in American residential architecture sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, which commissioned major architects of the day, including Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano, Craig Ellwood, Charles and Ray Eames, Pierre Koenig, Eero Saarinen, A.

Quincy Jones, Edward Killingsworth, and Ralph Rapson to design and build inexpensive and efficient model. The north side of the superinsulated house faces the street, while the home's solar thermal collectors face the back yard.

Image Credit: All photos: Michael Henry Rob Dumont lives in a Colonial house that blends unobtrusively into the neighborhood. A nice little overview of the Case Study House program started by Arts & Architecture magazine in the 's. Each house (and there are many more than I had originally realized) is given a small description citing major innovations, interesting or unusual facts or features, and how it /5(18).

Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also known as Case Study House #22—shows the Hollywood Hills home overlooking the sprawling City of Angels below (one of his shots of the house is shown below on the cover of a new book from Gestalten).

It turned the photogenic Stahl House (shown above. Launched in by John Entenza's Arts + Architecture magazine, the Case Study House program commissioned architects to study, plan, design, and ultimately construct houses in anticipation of renewed building in the postwar years.

With an emphasis on experimentation, and a goal of promoting good, modern, affordable design for single-family homes, the program helped to disseminate the. The Case Study House #10 epitomises the aspirations of the program. Designed by a father and son team of architects, Kemper and Nomland Kemper Jr, the house is a simple, low-cost modern building.

Read more. Ap The Case Study Houses Program Ap The Case Study House Program ran from to and was sponsored by the ‘Arts and Architecture’ magazine. The idea of editor John Entanza, with support from the Eames, Richard Neutra and others, was to show the American public how families can live in modern times: with modern layouts, good connection to the outdoors, with modern amenities like cars electric and appliances, and using.In an essay for the book Blueprints for Modern Living: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses, Dolores Hayden wrote that Mrs.

X, who would live in the house, could be described as a sort of a.