An extensive photographic study of the house, then only a few years old, was taken for the Winter 1967 issue of Harvard Art Review. In it, architect Smith put forth his position that the nature of a building’s form follows from its use. Since that use will change over time, buildings can also evolve.

What People Say

The house has a restrained clean modernist aesthetic.

Mark Jarzombek

Smith’s form language theory shaped how generations of MIT architecture students observe, analyze, and make form.

MIT Architecture Magazine

Not only does the building form evolve but it is never perceived by two persons in quite the same way.

Henry Plummer

Let’s build something together.