The Case Study Houses Program

We selected the best Case Study Houses ever built from the famous post-war architectural program. The Case Study Houses program aimed to bring Modernist principles to the masses.

Architects as Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, Craig Ellwood and Rodney Walker participated into the program with one or more projects. Unfortunately not all projects proposed were built but many still stand, we chose the most representative ones.

The Case Study Houses Program, Raphael Soriano CSH 1950

All the Case Study Houses were designed as prototypes of modern and functional homes for the post-war middle class American family. Not only the design but also the building materials …

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Case Study House 10. Kemper and Nomland Kemper Jr

Although only included in the Case Study program after its completion in 1947 as certain intricacies in the plans were not fully realized before its construction, Case Study House #10 …

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Case Study House 20. Buff, Straub and Hensman

Case Study House #20, dubbed ‘The Bass House” was constructed in 1958 and can be found on Santa Rosa Avenue in Altadena, California. The house itself represents a departure from …

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Case Study House 8. Charles and Ray Eames

Made a National Historic Landmark in 2006 and included on the top 10 all-time list of Los Angeles houses in 2008, it is clear that Case Study House #8, located …

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Case Study House 28. Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman

The only house of its kind to be built in Ventura County, California, Case Study House #28 was the last single-family home designed and constructed by renowned architects Conrad Buff …

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Case Study House 16. Rodney Walker

Sponsored by Arts & Architecture Magazine, the Case Study House program in the United States – which ran from 1945 until 1966 – resulted in a number of innovative homes …

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Three Houses In One, the Case Study House 23

The Case Study House #23 stands out from the other houses of the Program as it consists of a three-house project. All the houses were designed by the architects Killingsworth, …

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The Case Study House 3

Today I will share another stunning house included in the Case Study House Program: the house #3.

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Case Study House 21. Pierre Koenig

Within the Case Study House Program, the #21 represents an experiment that the architect Pierre Koenig conceived following -and sometimes inventing- the principles of the mid-century modern architecture like the …

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The Case Study Houses Program: Mid-Century Modern Architecture

The Case Study Houses Program, promoted by the magazine Arts and Architecture in 1945, represented the most important American contribution to the Mid-Century Modern architecture. Last month I wrote about …

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