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Case Study: The Eames House

The Eames Hosue also Known as Case Study House No. 8, was one of 25 homes built as part of The CaseStudy House Program. it was Constructed in 1949 by husband-and-wife Charles and Ray Eames, to serveas their home and studio

-One and one-half story house; 4 rooms: living Room, kitchen-dining, 2 bedrooms on balcony, 2 baths -One and one-half story studio; 2 rooms: studio with bedroom and bath on balcony -Material: steel decking and plaster panels over steel frame; all the techniques and materials used were standard toindustry -The frames are composed of 4-inch H-columns and 12-inch open-web steel beams -The design tucked the house sidelong into the slope, with an 8 foot tall by 200 foot long concrete retaining wall on the uphill side -A courtyard placed in between, separating the residence from the studio space -An existing row of eucalyptus trees was preserved along the exposed wall of the house, providing some shading and a visual contrast with the house’s bold facade -The house they created offered them a space where work, play, life, and nature co-existed

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03 Studio Studio BR BR The Eames Hosue also Known as Case Study House No. 8, was one of 25 homes built as part of The CaseStudy House Progra...

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