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Design Review: Volume 5, Issue 5 (April 1954)

A House on Its Site

page 104

A House on Its Site

The Public View

raised above eye-level of the passer-by, this superbly sited house stands aloof. The fine screen of branches—bare in winter, green and shading in summer—detaches its life from the street. The drive invites the visitor without offering the immediate acquaintance of …

The Private View

domestic, friendly, enclosed. On this side the house sits close to its site, each room opens out to the transitional pergola and the open lawn. The terrace beyond returns the eye to the outside world.