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Archive for the ‘Architecture’ Category

  • Honeywell Kitchen Computer 1969

    The Honeywell Kitchen Computer

    • 2545 Views • 1960s, FuturisticComments Off

    We tend to forget how far we’ve progressed in the last half-century or so when it comes to labour saving devices in and around the house. Before the days of automatic washing machines a whole day literally needed to be put aside to do the weekly laundry and...

  • Brenton House Colorado

    The Barnacle Influenced Brenton House

    • 2532 Views • 1970s, ArchitectureComments Off

    Here we feature another in our occasional series looking at slightly oddball houses that have featured in movies and take a timely look at the Brenton House in Boulder, Colorado. If it appears familiar and you are a fan of the work of Woody Allen you may well...

  • Walter Pichler tv helmet

    Walter Pichler – Austrian Avant-Garde Architectural Artist

    • 2200 Views • 1960s, Architecture, FuturisticComments Off

    Sometimes people are defined by a single event or moment in their lives despite there often being a multitude of other reasons they could go down in history. Step forward Walter Pichler, noted Austrian artist and architect and the man who invented the TV...

  • 1970s Home Interior

    Houses Architects Live In – 1970s Interior Design

    • 4536 Views • 1970s, ArchitectureComments Off

    The Author of the “Houses Architects Live in” Barbara Plumb had previously written two other books covering interior design – Young Designs in Living in 1969 and Young Designs in Colour which was published in 1973. Later she moved on to...

  • Skycar 1960s

    Up, Up & Away – Hey Kids it’s the Skycar

    • 2765 Views • 1960s, Futuristic, TransportComments Off

    Who of us hasn’t, when sat in a never-ending traffic jam, imagined the delight to be had in rising above the cars, trucks and fumes and gliding off into the sunset without a care in the World. Well, wonder no longer kids because we might just have the very...