Smith and Williams: Microdot Incorporated (South Pasadena, Calif.)

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Description

Brick and colored, clear, and painted glass were used to create visually pleasing spaces inside—a lobby and conference room—and read on the exterior as colorful volumes.
A preliminary design proposed a façade that resembled a computer punch card, a reference to the company business.

Creator

Smith and Williams, architects
Kent Oppenheimer, photographer
Larry Harmon, photographer

Source

Smith & Williams records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

1961

Rights

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Collection

Citation

Smith and Williams, architects Kent Oppenheimer, photographer Larry Harmon, photographer, “Smith and Williams: Microdot Incorporated (South Pasadena, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed September 27, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/534.