1963

Mitchell/Giurgola Architects

Residence for Mrs. Thomas White

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RESIDENCE FOR MRS. THOMAS WHITE
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia
1963

Three major volumes: Living Room area - high ceiling; Bedroom area - low ceiling; Service area - low ceiling, are built in connection with threemajor volumes: Vestibule - very high, light from above; Study - walls for many books; Dining - intermediate height.

A studio is located above the entrance, very deep and low. Orientation of living, study, master bedroom toward the view.

Construction: block, stucco. A house for one person. A place for reception of guests.
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Giurgola's planning of the White House is clearly related to Louis Kahn's Adler House, DeVore House and Goldenberg House designs.



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