Friday, June 8, 2012

Building 5 - Gamble House

Name: Gamble House

Location: Pasadena, California, United States

Approximate Date of Completion: 1909

Architects: C.S. Green and H.M. Greene

Function: House

History: The architects of this house designed it during the English Arts and Crafts Movement, which emphasized on dignity in labor and respect for nature.

Interesting Fact: The Arts and Crafts Movement was inspired by the socialist utopian, William Morris, and the architectural writer, John Ruskin.

(New) My Favorite Part: I love the detail put into the staircase in the hallway. Just see below...

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