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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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Peacock Farm

More about the Peacock Farm neighborhood Architectural guidelines linked here. More about Walter Pierce — and our interview with him — tagged here. Original layout of Peacock Farm: From the history section of our web site, Modernmass.com: One of three important planned modernist developments, “Peacock Farm” was just a stone’s throw across Pleasant Street from the swimming pool…

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One of Concord’s Finest Modernist Properties

Escape to this California-style modernist house — one of the best examples of mid-century-modern architecture in all of Concord — located at the end of a cul-de-sac, on more than three lush acres of well-designed park-like grounds, with mature and thoughtful plantings. The kidney-shaped swimming pool will be your private oasis. A long winding private…

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“Hipsters in the Woods” — Architect David Fixler*

Custom built Techbuilt, designed by noted modernist pioneer, Carl Koch. This midcentury-modern gem is an unspoiled diamond in the not-so-rough, newly painted, with refinished floors, ready for you to make it your own. Located on five acres of wooded land just minutes off of I95, you will feel like you are on vacation every time…

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Seaside Mid-Century-Modern

Look no further for your cool modern escape! Here is a lovingly renovated Techbuilt modern home, designed by pioneering architect Carl Koch, filled with natural light and an indoor-outdoor symbiosis that is perfect for the setting, just one house away from Padanaram’s Inner Harbor, with water views. The current owners – only the second — have restored…

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History of Turning Mill Neighborhood and Architecture

The Turning Mill Neighborhood Residents love the area due to its proximity to the highly desirable 2015-built Estabrook School (adjacent — many kids walk or bike) and because it offers membership in the country-club-like Paint Rock swimming pool, which was improved and updated in 2012. It also borders the vast Paint Mine conservation area, with beautiful walking trails. The Lexpress bus…

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History of Pleasant Brook and Architecture

History of Pleasant Brook and Architecture Official Pleasant Brook Site is here.  The history of Pleasant Brook begins with the development of the Peacock Farm neighborhood, so let’s start there. More about Walter Pierce — and our interview with him — tagged here. Original layout of Peacock Farm: From the history section of our web site, Modernmass.com:…

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Icon in Brown’s Wood – The Hill House

Private showings by appointment only. Contact us via below form. Any/all offers will be reviewed Monday, May 11 Monitoring the guidelines from federal and state authorities, and those of Compass, MAR, and NAR  regarding the Covid 19 novel virus. See end of post for more details. Virtual Facebook Live Showing/Open House embedded below.  Located at…

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Conantum Opportunity

Remarkable opportunity in the highly desirable Conantum neighborhood, with a direct trail to the in-view neighborhood tennis court. Located on a gentle slope, this Carl Koch-designed modest house is a fixer-upper awaiting your vision. Or perhaps a buyer wishes to start anew to build a dream house in this private location, set back off the…

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Open and Flowing Midcentury-Modern in Turning Mill

Coming the week of July 22. Open Houses July 27/28 1:00-3:00 each day. Use the contact info below for questions or showing requests. If you’re a lover of midcentury-modern style and the efficient flowing and flexible floor plans of post-and-beam construction, how about this beautifully sited, slope-roofed 4-bedroom on a level lot of more than…

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