The Bavinger House – Now In Glorious Technicolor!

A while back, I mentioned the impression that Bruce Goff’s Bavinger House had made upon me at the tender age of 12. As I said at the time, I saw pictures of it in a book borrowed from the Public Library.

Now, I discover that the Bavinger House is being conserved, and there is a web site for it. What really gobsmacked me is that, for the first time in my life, I have now seen colour pictures of the house – that old library book, and any image I have seen on the web up until now, was in black-and-white.

It is even more beautiful than I had ever imagined. In an alternative universe, I would really love to have lived in that house.

 

Addendum 5th June 2016: Sadly, I have to report that the web site for the Bavinger House no longer exists. What is even worse is that the house itself also no longer exists. Wikipedia reports that it was demolished last month. Alas.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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