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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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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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(Sold) Techbuilt Dreamhouse in Lexington

Photos by Lara Kimmerer. Click to enlarge and view as slideshow.  [SOLD for $1,050,000.] THIS is the one! Located on the corner of a cul-de-sac, this large, updated, and expanded mid-century-modern Techbuilt home was designed by Modernist pioneer, Carl Koch. It features a 1000 s.f. 2006 addition which includes a new kitchen, master bedroom, dining room,…

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Lexington Techbuilt Available! Affordable Style and Space.

Click any picture to enlarge and view in a slide show. Photos by Lara Kimmerer unless otherwise noted.   If you’re dyed-in-the-wool, DON’T COME! If you think early Georgian or Late Cape Cod is just the berries, forget we came in. But if you and your kith enjoy plenty of room and light, believe a…

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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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Sold: Expanded and Updated Lexington Techbuilt

Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior) and John Tse (exterior). Click any photo to enlarge: 8 Demar Road, Lexington $624,000 What a value! Never mind the stylish mid-century modern design; where else in Lexington will you find a meticulously maintained, four-bedroom, three-full-bath house, with a master suite, and 2192 square feet of living area, a roughly…

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