Charlie Clemoes

Charlie Clemoes writes and speaks about architecture, culture and social issues, and has various creative writing projects on the go. Originally from England, he now lives in Amsterdam. Charlie is also editor-in-chief of European Echo and an editor at Failed Architecture.

Blodgett-Calvin Pool House

The Modernist Pool House We All Want

The Blodgett-Calvin Pool House is part of a dazzling complex of buildings in San Marino, Southern California.

The property sits a 1950s house designed by mid-century modern architect Calvin Straub.

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The John Entenza Residence

Editor of Arts & Architecture Magazine John Entenza, is a very important figure in the history of mid-century modern architecture.

He was instrumental in positioning the magazine as one of the major champions of mid-century home design in the United States.

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Modernist house - Arquitecturia Camps Felip WI02 - pool

Contemporary WI02 House Is A Feast For The Eyes

The WI02 house in Caldes de Malavella, Spain, makes quite an immediate impression.

This contemporary house is like a grand porch, where “three courtyards modulate the atmospheric conditions and the privacy between the inside and the outside”.

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