An elegantly detailed mid 50’s case study home that was heavily influenced by that Southwestern movement as well as the work of Mies- the original architect was one of Mies’ earliest US employees. The simplicity of the design of this house is incredible and has affected my outlook in many ways. The house incorporates an expressive and simplistic use of structure which serves as both rhythmic timing device and decoration. Douglas Fir columns, beams and roof structure with Elm veneered panels.
In 2014, the City of Ann Arbor Historic Commission awarded the home an unsolicited award for “Faithfully respecting the homes historic qualities and character and insuring its continued enjoyment by the residents of the city of Ann Arbor, Michigan”
Piece by piece, step by step… every part has or will be replaced and upgraded!