California modernism and the Eichler homes

@article{Adamson2001CaliforniaMA,
  title={California modernism and the Eichler homes},
  author={Paul Adamson},
  journal={The Journal of Architecture},
  year={2001},
  volume={6},
  pages={1 - 25}
}
  • P. Adamson
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • History
  • The Journal of Architecture
This paper describes how the Eichlers were one of a very few examples of Modern Movement architecture in the American commercial housing market, and probably the most successful. There were many efforts particularly by architects, during the postwar period, to open up the merchant builder industry to architectural design, but after prying open a narrow slice of the market for a few years the developers took over once again, and the Eichlers were sealed in time, leaving us with a tantalising… 

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