Back To The Future Of Architecture

Built fifty years ago in Fairfax County, VA, Holmes Run Acres were designed to appeal to both architects and the general public and were considered to be the future of home architecture. What happened?
November 21, 2001, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"When they were built in Fairfax County 50 years ago, the 360 homes there represented the fond hope of many architects that modern design could appeal not only to "eggheads" but also to the general public. Though a handful of developers have built and sold subdivisions of contemporary homes since then, the movement never gained a solid foothold around Washington, and over the last decade, such experiments have become even more sparse. It appears to have been a historical dead end.The question is: Why?"

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Published on Wednesday, November 21, 2001 in The Washington Post
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