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Video of Carl Koch and Techbuilt in 1954

Video of Carl Koch and Techbuilt in 1954

Courtesy of Scott Hedges, this is the second airing of the Ford Foundation’s TV Radio Workshop show on the “Excursion” and “Omnibus” programs. Hosted by Alistair Cooke and narrated by Burgess Meredith shows the construction of a Techbuilt House its design inspiration in the office of Carl Koch. The show catapulted TechBuilt into the public...
Atomic Ranch!

Atomic Ranch!

Green Street Canton in the Boston Globe!

Green Street Canton in the Boston Globe!

    John Ellement Boston Globe Staff February 13, 2017 8:40 am 125 Green St., Canton $1,125,000 Style: Modern Year built: 1999 Square feet: 4,038 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2 full Sewer/water: Private/public Taxes: $10,759 (2017) After roughly 18 years of stewardship, Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell, educators at the Rhode Island School of Design, are...
Five Fields Playground

Five Fields Playground

Matter Design’s architectural play equipment encourages kids to crawl, jump and fly Dan Howarth | Published 22 hours ago 1 comment Intersecting wood-clad volumes create a playground for children in a Massachusetts suburb to scurry through, clamber over and zip-wire from. The Five Fields Play Structure was designed by Brandon Clifford of Matter Design and...
One Size Does NOT Fit All event

One Size Does NOT Fit All event

  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, from 2:00 to 4:00. Lexington Depot Building. RSVP at Contact. Tell your friends. Bring your friends. Join us to catch up over refreshments, and gain insight that can help you in making real estate decisions for the coming year. Have you outgrown your home and need a bit more space? Should...
New Listings! Stay Tuned!

New Listings! Stay Tuned!

Just some things to watch this space for in the coming months. Prices are approximate ranges: A 1967 mid-century-mod fixer in Lincoln, designed by Constantin Perzoff. Post-and-beam, open floor plan, three bedrooms and three baths, garage, over three acres in a super location. About 2,400 s.f. Around $900k. Coming on in early March. An extremely well-maintained...
2 Barberry Road and Modernmass on Chronicle

2 Barberry Road and Modernmass on Chronicle

We were happy to be approached by the long-running local television program, Chronicle for their latest “History For Sale” episode, featuring 2 Barberry Road. Watch it here. We ar the second part of the segment, at 2:54.
Chip Harkness of The Architects Collaborative 1916-2016

Chip Harkness of The Architects Collaborative 1916-2016

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Chip Harkness. Here is the Boston Globe Obituary.
125 Green Street in Boston Magazine!

125 Green Street in Boston Magazine!

Blue Hills Bold!

Blue Hills Bold!

Beautifully Bold in the Foothills of Blue Hills

Beautifully Bold in the Foothills of Blue Hills

125 Green Street, Canton. Offered at $1,125,000. Photos by Lara Kimmerer unless otherwise noted. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show. Contact us to arrange a private showing or with questions. As we have noted in past posts, early New England Modernist architect, Henry Hoover, once proclaimed, “A house is always...
Sold: Five Fields Gem!

Sold: Five Fields Gem!