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Alexander Harkavy Residence, Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL, 1946 (with Ralph Twitchell)


 

"This is a climate of high humidity and soft sun, of sea breeze by day and land breeze by night, with rainy summers and dry, sunny winters. True “modern” architecture fits the climate in every way. 

Sliding glass walls with wide overhangs, ventilated masonry walls that breathe and do not hold moisture, insulated roofs that do not hand down over windows to darken them, masonry floors that are on the ground, dry and termite-free, permitting the out-of-doors and sunshine to be with the protection and personal conveniences of a dry, well arranged interior- these are the ‘musts’ of a ‘House for Florida Living.’"

"Small House in Southeast." Architectural Forum 87 (September 1947): 85.



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