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Joseph Eichler (1900–1974) developed and built mid-century homes. They featured now-iconic, advanced designs of open interior spaces, sliding doors, and large expanses of glass windows. Advocating modern architecture for general public availability, Eichler homes had two bathrooms, radiant heated floors, and post-and-beam construction, while most postwar tract homes had only one bathroom, wall radiators and traditional framing. This example with clerestory windows is in Orange, California.
“The environment is a total work of art” — Matt Kahn A piece of stunning architectural and design history recently came on the market for the first time it was built in 1959: The residence of artists and teachers Matt and Lyda Kahn — an historic “Eichler house” designed for and in conjunction with important members of the …
Beginning in the late 1950's property developer Joseph Eichler was a principle advocate for bringing modern architecture to the general public and hired noted architects to design homes that were both innovative and practical. Between 1950 and 1974 Eichler's company built more than 11,000 homes in California including development in Conejo Valley, California showcasing designs by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons. Photo: Getty Trust