Archinect - News 2017-08-21T00:57:19-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150002881/jose-oubrerie-s-legendary-and-innovative-miller-house-on-the-market-for-550k Jose Oubrerie's legendary and innovative Miller House on the market for $550K Julia Ingalls 2017-04-13T14:34:00-04:00 >2017-04-13T14:38:33-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/r8/r802ljamoqcjlara.jpg" width="650" height="263" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>According to a listing on <a href="https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/832-Lochmere-Pl-Lexington-KY-40509/84437815_zpid/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zillow</a>, Jose Oubrerie's&nbsp;visually complex, materially innovative Miller House is now on the market for $550,000. Each room is a study in unusual and exactingly executed detail; cabinets transition seamlessly into L-shaped shelving, while doors become hosts for asymmetrically placed conduits latched with what appears to be matte-finished silver nickel. Vivid bursts of color abruptly appear among otherwise natural-toned wood, from an electric blue wall to a wild red kitchen cabinet.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1a/1alncr6gm1elif8y.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kz/kzltc5052gffx89h.jpg"></p><p>The effect is something akin to traveling through an architect's unbridled imagination; although the house does possess its own internal logic, the constant visual stimulus delivers perpetual surprise.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yy/yynosqndj7ns5eek.jpg"></p><p>The Zillow listing possess a link to a <a href="https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=7Jn6dSiMtvV&amp;mls=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3D photographic tour</a> of the house, which allows one to get a fuller sense of how the elements interlock, and just how dizzying it is to stride from one floor to another.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/73526431/an-unlikely-architecture-hub An Unlikely Architecture Hub Nam Henderson 2013-05-20T12:35:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T22:11:26-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/pz/pzy0g0296bgq2i25.jpg" width="600" height="400" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>the Visitors Center lists some 70 structures as &ldquo;noteworthy&rdquo;), many designed by a litany of important American architects: I. M. Pei, Harry Weese, Robert A. M. Stern, Richard Meier, Kevin Roche, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli and others...</p></em><br /><br /><p> Recently Nancy Kriplen wrote about a visit to&nbsp;Columbus, Ind, for the NYT Sunday travel section. The city was "<em>ranked sixth among the nation&rsquo;s cities in 1991 for its architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects</em>".</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/58672469/documenting-modern-living-a-tumblr-on-the-creation-of-saarinen-s-miller-house Documenting Modern Living: A Tumblr on the creation of Saarinen's Miller House Donna Sink 2012-10-05T11:35:00-04:00 >2015-04-06T08:40:33-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/se/sevkbke38pp4p5vz.jpg" width="650" height="465" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Miller House and Garden Collection includes correspondence, drawings and blueprints, textile samples, and photographs that document design, construction, and maintenance of the Miller House and Garden in Columbus, Indiana.</p></em><br /><br /><p> In May 2012, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the Indianapolis Museum of Art a grant for its project &ldquo;Documenting Modern Living: Digitizing the Miller House and Garden Collection.&rdquo;&nbsp; This Tumblr&nbsp; includes archival information giving an intimate view into the working relationship between the clients and designers involved in one of America's most significant modernist houses.&nbsp; The Tumblr has just recently gone live; bookmark it to see updates on all 23,000 pieces in the archive.</p>