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Impeccably Updated 1960 Eichler in the Bay Area Asks $1.2M

Just wow<p><b>Location:</b> San Rafael, California<p><b>Price:</b> $1,150,000<p>Designed by noted SoCal architects A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons as the model home for an Eichler development 20 miles north of San Francisco, this 1960 post-and-beam dream is exemplary as ever half a decade later. Clocking in at 1,814 …

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Meet The Architect Who Helped Bring Modernism To The Masses

When you think of tract homes, you think of houses that look the same: the same color scheme, the same style; homes that form two uninteresting walls on either side of a suburban street. That might be the case today, but nearly 60 years ago — at a time when "real" architects wouldn't touch tract …

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This California Home Lives Low On The Land

This home in Oak Knoll, California by Jørgensen Design , maintains a distinctly low-profile, with a single floor spread across the property.<p>The house …

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Wirra Willa Pavilion

The stunning Wirra Willa Pavilion designed by Matthew Woodward Architecture is the perfect weekend retreat. Located in Somersby, NSW, Australia, on …

Living Rooms

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