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Carl Koch

About Carl Koch There is an understandable reluctance on the part of everyman to build his counsel of nuts, bolts, and chromium. The industrial revolution will help us realize our dreams if we can handle it, but we haven’t handled it too well so far. Although it is pathetic to think we can escape the…

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Video of Carl Koch and Techbuilt in 1954

Courtesy of Scott Hedges, this is the second airing of the Ford Foundation’s TV Radio Workshop show on the “Excursion” and “Omnibus” programs. Hosted by Alistair Cooke and narrated by Burgess Meredith shows the construction of a Techbuilt House its design inspiration in the office of Carl Koch. The show catapulted TechBuilt into the public…

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Oral History from Carl Koch and Residents of Conantum

Thanks to a friend who pointed me to this information. Here is an oral history from the residents of Conantum, a neighborhood of Techbuilts designed by Carl Koch. And here is an in-depth 1992 interview with Carl Koch. All of these interviews were conducted by Renee Garrelick. From the site: The Renee Garrelick Oral History…

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Renovated Core Contemporary in Framingham

Set far back from the road via a private drive on a wooded lot, this stylish light-filled Mid-Century-Modern “Core Contemporary” was renovated and updated in 2017, with a new kitchen, baths, roof, and more. Walls were opened up to allow this already-open floor plan to flow even more naturally for today’s modern lifestyle. The design…

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Press

You can see many examples of press and publicity we have received for our properties here, in the “Press” tag category. A few examples:   Green Street Canton in the Boston Globe! By Bill Janovitz Posted in Boston Globe, Canton, press On Feb 15, 2017     John Ellement Boston Globe Staff February 13, 2017 8:40 am 125 Green St.,…

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Extensively Renovated Techbuilt

Designed by pioneering architect, Carl Koch, and his Techbuilt Company, 100 Pleasant Street is a spacious and historic Mid-Century Modern house, extensively renovated and expanded by the current owners in 2009. Originally built in 1964 for Harvard botanists Rolla and Alice Tryon, the one-acre property is surrounded by specimen plantings, including the ferns that were…

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Custom Architect-Designed Modern in Turning Mill

Set back off the road, on a large level lot in the desirable woodsy Mid-Century-Modern neighborhood of Turning Mill, this post-and-beam two-story (plus finished lower level) home was custom-designed by architect Lucy Rapaport, who designed one other home in the neighborhood. What makes this extremely well-maintained home distinctive is the blend of Modernist elements, such…

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Light-Filled Peacock Farm Style

Filled with natural light, this Mid-Century-Modern classic is an expanded version of the original Walter Pierce “Peacock Farm B House” design. The warm, well-maintained hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, huge windows, and an open floor plan with post-and-beam construction are all the winning features today’s modernist fans cherish.

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Light-Filled Peacock Farm Style

9 Mason Street, Lexington Offered at $899,000 (Sold for $908,000) Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show: Filled with natural light, this Mid-Century-Modern classic is an expanded version of the original Walter Pierce “Peacock Farm B House” design. The warm, well-maintained hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, huge windows, and an open floor…

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Peacock Farm on a Cul De Sac

7 Trotting Horse Drive, Lexington $899,000 (Sold for $942,500) Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show Located on a cul de sac where the neighborhood’s developer-architect founder, Walter Pierce, built his own house, 7 Trotting Horse is a classic Peacock Farm house. But in addition to two of the five bedrooms,…

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SOLD! Expanded Peacock Farm House in Turning Mill

62 Turning Mill Road. Offered at $899,000. Contact us for showing requests or questions.  Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slideshow: A remarkable opportunity to buy this expanded Walter-Pierce-designed Modernist Peacock Farm house on a huge private wooded lot with a grassy lawn. Located in the Turning Mill neighborhood, coveted due to…

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