in the Public Realm
Eames House (Case Study House #8)

Charles Eames, Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen
  • Constructed, 1949
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The Eames House, Case Study House #8, was one of roughly two dozen homes built as part of The Case Study House Program. Begun in the mid-1940s and continuing through the early 1960s, the program was spearheaded by John Entenza, the publisher of Arts and Architecture magazine.

Charles and Ray then set themselves a new problem: How to build a house that would: 1) not destroy the meadow and, 2) “maximize volume from minimal materials”. Using the same off-the-shelf parts, but notably orderin...
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203 Chautauqua Blvd
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
United States

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