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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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Our Tour of Conantum

In the early 1950s, along 190 acres along the Sudbury River, not far from where Concord, Sudbury, and Lincoln meet, a Modernist neighborhood conceptualized by MIT Economics Professor, W. Rupert Maclaurin, and designed by Techbuilt and Snake Hill architect, Carl Koch, was developed. Renee Garrelick compiled an oral history of the neighborhood in 1986 (archived by the…

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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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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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New Brown’s Wood Lincoln Listing!

Coming Thursday, May 9. Open houses that evening and Saturday/Sunday 11th and 12th from 1:00-3:00. Located in the Modernist enclave of Brown’s Wood in Lincoln, 11 Moccasin Hill Road is a 1976 midcentury modern home set up on a hill on the corner of Laurel Drive, on the cul-de-sac end of Moccasin Hill Road. The…

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Heroic Brutalism and the Lincoln House and Studio

In 2015 I attended a talk given by a couple of the authors of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, which had just been published. The insight of the authors was so keen and their presentation so impressive that I naturally purchased a copy at the event. It is truly a hefty tome, more…

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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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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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Turning Mill Renovation

8 Demar Road, offered at $849,000 (sold for $855,000). Click any image to enlarge and view as slide show. Hey Dwell magazine fans! Here is your chance to own a stylish and recently updated Mid-Century-Modern classic Techbuilt home, designed by the legendary Carl Koch. What do you love about the design aesthetic? Natural light? An open…

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Sold! A Hoover-Hill Design in Brown’s Wood, Lincoln

18 Moccasin Hill Road, Lincoln. Offered at $1,099,000 (Sold for $1,105,000) Click any image to enlarge and view as slide show. With a top-notch wooded siting on a big lot at the end of a cul de sac in the unique neighborhood of Brown’s Wood, the Wales House is a post-and-beam, Mid-Century-Modern home designed by…

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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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Sold: Lexington Techbuilt on Almost Two Acres!

Photos by Lara Kimmerer. Click any to enlarge and watch as slide show.   It’s your serve on your own private clay tennis court* in the big level back yard of this expanded Techbuilt Mid-Century-Modern home A long wooded driveway leads the visitor to this privately sited hideaway with four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a kitchen that…

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