Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

the frank lloyd wright freeman dwelling is up for sale for $4.25 million by the university of southern california. the composition constructed in 1924, is noteworthy as one particular of his 4 textile block residences in los angeles. the walls — wrapped in much more than 12,000 solid concrete blocks — are textured on both equally the inside and exterior to type an incorporated decorative design and style.all illustrations or photos courtesy of dsoderblog  © dan soderberg



wright produced a distinctive structure with different patios, to combine the landscape in the inside. the interior involves a salon-type structure with a fire serving as the coronary heart of the dwelling. the glazed surfaces amongst the perforated blocks deliver the dwelling with loads of purely natural light-weight. meanwhile, the eyeglasses hold no framing, so as to keep the horizontal traces.



right after 61 years of residence, in 1986, the freemans donated their home to the university of southern california’s college of architecture. the college transformed the house into a secure construction, but nonetheless the cladding demands restoration. in addition, the property involves many of the primary furnishings, although the blocks diversified in floor processing owning patterned, soft, or perforated designs.



project data:


architect: frank lloyd wright

site: los angeles

on sale for: 4.25 million

christina petridou I designboom

jul 22, 2021

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