Eames House

The Eames House was also called the Case Study House No. 8. It is a landmark for the mid 20th century due to its architecture. The house can be found at 203 North Chautauqua Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The house was built by Charles and Ray Eames, a husband and wife. They built the house in 1949 to work as their home and studio.

It has an "avant garde" style, which has caught the attention of many. The house was created as part of the Case Study House program. The program was designed by John Entenza's Arts and Architecture Magazine. It was meant to symbolize a modern household with functional features and modern materials. The houses were drafted before they were ever built. The Eames proposed the design for the house to pattern what they wanted for their needs. They were a young married couple at the time. They required a place to live, work, and entertain family.

The design places the house on a slope with 8 foot walls and 200 feet retaining wall. The mezzanine level was an addition added later on. The house can be seen on a tour of the city, though appointments are required for inside tours.

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