Davidson, J. R. (1889-1977): Case Study House #11

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Description

Case Study House #11 shows the progression of thought in the program since J.R. Davidson designed CSH#1. This house is smaller, more efficient, and is sited at an angle on the lot to still provide ample outdoor living areas. Both Davidson and Art and Architecture Magazine were hampered in their design and building of the CSH program by continued building supply shortages in the immediate post-war years. They were, however, able to use some of the new modern conveniences like plywood and in-floor radiant heating.
The house was built in 1946 on South Barrington Avenue in West Los Angeles, but has since been demolished.

Creator

J.R. Davidson, Architect

Source

Julius Ralph Davidson papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

circa 1946

Rights

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Collection

Citation

J.R. Davidson, Architect, “Davidson, J. R. (1889-1977): Case Study House #11,” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/216.