Albert Frey: Frey House 1 floor plan



Frey House 1 was built in 1940, as a small 16x20 rectangle, with corrugated metal walls and roof. In 1948, the living area was expanded, a second pool was installed that was partially indoors (surrounded by curving metal walls), as well as additions to the pool area. In 1953, an upstairs addition was constructed-- based on an observation tower Frey had seen in Mexico-- which contained a bedroom with 8 circular windows to let in air and light.


Albert Frey (1903-1998), architect


Albert Frey papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.


1940-1941; 1953-1954


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Albert Frey (1903-1998), architect, “Albert Frey: Frey House 1 floor plan,” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed February 25, 2024,