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    Marcel Breuer Hooper House II, 1959 The front door reveals itself….

  • Gerardo Jiménez

    Mid century modern architecture - Hooper House II (1959) by Marcel Breuer. In 1959 Marcel Breuer created a spectacularly long, low house of Maryland fieldstone in a wooded sanctuary outside of Baltimore.

  • Michelle Kurlan Schneider

    Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II was featured in Dwell's December/January 2009 issue. It’s a textbook example of Breuer’s classic “bi-nuclear” house, a division of the home into spaces for adults and children. One of Breuer's bi-nuclear houses was featured in the Museum of Modern Art's House in Garden exhibition series, which introduced modern living to the American audience. Click here to read about that house's preservation.

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In 1959 Marcel Breuer created a spectacularly long, low house of Maryland fieldstone in a wooded sanctuary outside of Baltimore. Known as Hooper House II, it features the "binuclear" concept of a central courtyard that separates public areas (living, dining, kitchen) from private spaces (six bedrooms and a family room). Hooper II is stringent Bauhaus; a masterful demarcation of taut planes and open plans using local, natural materials. Dwell: Hooper House II Hooper House II Classic Courtyard House Casa Hooper Arch In Form Going Beyond the Bauhaus

Marcel Breuer (1902-1981) | Edith & Arthur Hooper House II | Baltimore, Maryland | 1957-1959 | Photo: Zubin Shroff

So cool, wish it didn't remind me of the house in Human Centipede though.

Hooper House II (1959), Baltimore / Marcel Breuer (Glass on the inside, safer and no worries about privacy, and aircon loss)

Architects: Arquitectos Anónimos®, Maria Veloso and Vasco Aragão Location: St. Tirso, Portugal Client: Norte Golfe Structural consultant: Hélder.

Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II is a textbook example of Breuer’s classic “bi-nuclear” house, a division of the home into spaces for adults and children. One of Breuer's bi-nuclear houses was featured in the Museum of Modern Art's House in Garden exhibition series, which introduced modern living to the American audience. #modernalways

Hooper House II, Marcel Breuer

Hooper House II. Baltimore, Maryland. Marcel Breuer 1959

MODERN IN MARYLAND: Hooper House. 11/2/2011 via @Dwell Media

Marcel Breuer - Hooper House II, Baltimore, Maryland, 1959. Repinned by Secret Design Studio, Melbourne. www.secretdesigns...

Marcel Breuer's Hooper House II in Baltimore, Maryland proves that wonderfully natural materials, like these flagstones used in the walls...