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mjkjrobinson

Wow how awesome, great visionaries!

   
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FoxLin Architects

Really interesting to see how the perception of "futuristic" has changed with respect to home design and architecture since the 1930s.


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dreamdoctor

Equally interesting is to see the resistance for meaningful and appropriate change via sentimentalism minus authenticity. Cultured stone, wood grain vinyl siding, shake style asphalt shingles, vinyl flooring, electric fireplaces etc. It gets hard to tell a rendering from the actual photo becasue the "real thing" often looks like a cartoonist rendering. It is interesting to see what stylistic elements/materials are kept to allude to former eras and quality. What used to be functional and authentic is now facade depth only. It is possible to have both.

Designed to strengthen family and use little energy.

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