Concept of American Modern House: CSH Program

케이스 스터디 하우스에 나타난 미국식 근대주택의 개념

  • Hwangbo, A.B. (School of Architecture Seoul National University of Science & Technology)
  • 황보봉 (서울과학기술대학교 건축학부)
  • Received : 2013.05.21
  • Accepted : 2013.06.07
  • Published : 2013.06.30


This paper exemplifies how "Case Study House" (CSH) Program has been reduced as an architectural style rather than an American alternative to European Modernism. CSH Program became less successful than it deserves in the post-war American building market while its contribution to modern domestic architecture is immense and still regarded significant. The Program was succeeded in obtaining attention from the general public for architect-built(custom-built) houses with standardized building parts and simultaneously it also attempted to discover prototyped plans aiming good affordable mass housing at the time of post-war house shortage. Subsequent works nonetheless stay remained in the realm of avant-gardian image-making only to reflect affluent regional life style.


Supported by : 서울과학기술대학교


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