The Clas­sics

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Villa Savoye Le Cor­bus­ier’s then rev­o­lu­tion­ary mod­ern White house from 1931 just out­side Paris.

Villa Tu­gend­hat (2) Lud­wig Mies van der rohe’s 1930s pi­o­neer­ing mas­ter­piece in Brno, Czech repub­lic.

The­sis House Philip John­son’s tiny but per­fect 1940 one bed­room mod­ernist cot­tage built by the ar­chi­tect as his the­sis in Cam­bridge, Mas­sachusetts.

Farnsworth House Mies van der rohe’s later one bed­room ru­ral re­treat out­side Chicago, built be­tween 1945 and 1951.

Kaufmann House richard neu­tra’s iconic 1946 Palm springs de­sign, the per­fect set­ting for slim aarons’ images of six­ties jet-set life.

Wil­liam Holden Es­tate In 1956 John Porter Clark cap­tured the spirit of the rat Pack with up­dated desert mod­ernism.

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