Paul Phillip Design Schlafzimmer – Paul Phillip Design Schlafzimmer
Earlier this year, acclaimed midcentury artist Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest Abode hit the bazaar for an agitative $6,795,000. Apparently unsold, the abode will now arch to a Sotheby’s bargain this month, breadth it’s accepted to back an estimated $700,000 to $1 million; this added bashful sum includes the adaptable abode additional carefully-preserved aboriginal furnishings, but not the acreage breadth the anatomy currently resides.
Rudolph congenital the 576-square bottom abode on Sanibel Island, Florida, in 1952 as a acknowledgment of sorts to the burnished forms of Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth Abode and Philip Johnson’s Bottle House. Rudolph’s architecture was boxlike and glassy, too, but he adapted it with a alternation of appearance that set it afar from International Style homes at the time.
Sitting aloft a board belvedere and encased in bottle like a jewel box, Rudolph’s architecture is acclaimed for its console adumbration arrangement devised to accord association added aloofness and aegis from acrid weather. Twelve board flaps are hinged at the top of the home’s frame. Each is counterweighted with a armament that could be raised, lowered, or hover in amid to acquiesce a absolute bulk of ablaze and air to breeze through the house, which contains a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and accessible active and dining area.
The Walker Guest Abode will be allotment of Sotheby’s Important Architecture auction, aperture on December 12. The accident additionally affection works from added architecture luminaries like Ettore Sottsass, George Nakashima, and Luis Barragán.