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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…

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Our Tour of Conantum

In the early 1950s, along 190 acres along the Sudbury River, not far from where Concord, Sudbury, and Lincoln meet, a Modernist neighborhood conceptualized by MIT Economics Professor, W. Rupert Maclaurin, and designed by Techbuilt and Snake Hill architect, Carl Koch, was developed. Renee Garrelick compiled an oral history of the neighborhood in 1986 (archived by the…

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New Video Tour of Lexington Modernism

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIMPT6A2L3U   Hope you enjoy this tour that we put together. Here is a smaller, “mobile” version of the same:   For more information about eh Five-Bedroom Peacock Farm house, pictured, see below. SOLD: This is an expanded and updated five-bedroom Peacock Farm house. The original Walter Pierce design of this now-modern-classic style has been…

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