Category Archives: Modern Architecture

Jim Hubbell’s Skunkworks

James Hubbell – in the workshop, Santa Ysabel California You could call Jim Hubbell an artist, but you’d have to stretch the definition to cover drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, stained glass work, mosaics, jewelry, poetry and philosophy – and that … Continue reading

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World War II in California

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Coming Full Circle at the University of California San Diego

   On Assignment at Eleanor Roosevelt College – University of California, San Diego Driving into San Diego from Los Angeles, one of the first things you encounter is the University of California. If you were making that drive – say, … Continue reading

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Zig-Zag Modern at San Diego Gas & Electric

The architectural style we all know as Mid-Century Modern has its roots in pre-war Berlin and if you want to follow the logic backwards to the absolute beginning you’ll find Walter Gropius at the headwaters of this design idea as … Continue reading

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