Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Gone Again: Midcentury Modern with the Hyperbolic Paraboloid Has Been Rented, Coming off the Market

That's right, you let the opportunity slip through your fingers once again.

The James Evans house of 1960 with its famous Hyperbolic Paraboloid roof has been rented for the next 18 months and is coming off the market later this month. I've attached several photos of the house, taken from several different angles and during different seasons to show off some of the outstanding features and tell the story of this house one more time:







John Engel and James Evans, Spring 2015, addressing a group of Belgian architects 





Showing off the colors of Autumn

These turnbuckles, similar to what you might find on a ship, counter the lateral forces of the roof.
Close-up of the turnbuckles which support the house on the lower level.
Architect James Evans with a group of Belgian architects.

James Evans points at the famous roof and describes how it came to be










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