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Modernist paradise : Niemeyer house, Boyd collection .   Modernists Michael and Gabrielle Boyd have created the ultimate modernist experience-restoring Oscar Neimeyer's only American house and grounds to the original state; building and living with perhaps the world's preeminent collection of modernist furniture, objects, and books; and learning.

"Modernist Paradise: Niemeyer House, Boyd Collection" by Michael Webb; photography by Tim Street-Porter.

Strick House by Oscar Niemeyer

Strick House by Legendary Brazilian Modernist Oscar Niemeyer

openhouse : oscar niemeyer in america : architecture : strick house

Tony and Elizabeth Duquette built “Dawnridge” after their marriage in 1949. Set in a  Los Angeles canyon, the garden was conceived as an East Asian collection of pavillions,  pagodas and unique sculptures . Terraces lit by alabaster-like Chinese lanterns made  in resin by the designer were situated for al fresco dining. On the lower terrace, beyond  the swimming pool through nacre covered obelisks, presided Tony Duquette’s 28′ foot tall  sculpture “Pheonix Rising from Its Flames”.

Tony Duquette's Sortilegium Ranch, on the edge of the Malibu Mountains, California. Unfortunately this was destroyed in the Green Meadows fire of

Backing onto a lagoon off the San Francisco Bay, a diminutive Italian-style palazzo has a view of neighboring Belvedere Island. Amalfi lounges, table, and chairs from Janus et Cie. Landscape architect, Thomas Eddy.

Lush Life

Backing onto a lagoon off the San Francisco Bay, a diminutive Italian-style palazzo has a view of neighboring Belvedere Island. Amalfi lounges, table, and chairs from Janus et Cie.

Marcel Breuer 1970 Armstrong Rubber Company – Headquarters – New Haven, CT – with Robert Gatje

Armstrong Rubber Company Building (The Pirelli Tire Building, Connecticut, USA. Architect: Marcel Breuer & Robert f Gatje,

Night Photographs of Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia Win at the 2013 International Photography Awards,© Andrew Prokos

Gallery of Night Photographs of Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia Win at the 2013 International Photography Awards - 6

Brasilia stands uniquely alone in the world as a modern city entirely planned and built from the ground up.

Marcel Breuer, Architect: The Career and the Buildings: Hyman, Isabelle (R0297205)

Marcel Breuer, Architect: The Career and the Buildings - AbeBooks - Isabelle Hyman: 0810942658

What a stunning visual!  Modern and casual feel anyone else focused on exterior scaping right now?

What a stunning visual! Modern and casual feel anyone else focused on exterior scaping right now?

DOCOMOMO-France : Fiche DOCOMOMO - Le Havre : Maison de la culture “le Volcan”

DOCOMOMO-France : Fiche DOCOMOMO - Le Havre : Maison de la culture “le Volcan”

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