Grab a fellow enthusiast and head out for a self-guided treasure hunt of midcentury jewels in the Greater Palm Springs area.
In 1946, Robson Chambers joined the Palm Springs team of John Porter Clark and Albert Frey. For them, the untamed desert was a limitless canvas of opportunity.
What is modernism? Today, we appreciate and learn from modernism and the modern era with modern-day eyes and a bit of nostalgia.
Desert Modernism describes the genre of architecture and design of the mid-1940s to the mid-1970s.
Architect Hugh Kaptur’s vast accomplishments across the Coachella Valley will be at the center of Modernism Week in February 2014.
In any climate, good planning and design account for environmental conditions and ecological soundness, so it stands to reason desert modernism responded to natural regional stimuli.
The recent fire to Community Church in Palm Springs is a reminder of the precarious nature of architectural assets and the impact of their alteration, damage, or loss.
Donald Wexler’s purpose-specific architecture, such as schools, require more than mere design to assure results conducive to successfully accomplishing their goals and objectives.
Palm Springs’ plucky 1950s A-Frame ‘Swiss Miss’ houses were an idiosyncratic nod to cozy chalets in the faraway Alps or Aspen.
Before Palm Springs was incorporated as a city in 1938, architect William Charles Tanner’s noteworthy work included the Thomas O’Donnell House.
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