Alexander House
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Architect Michael Graves
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Location Princeton, New Jersey   map
Date 1971 to 1973   timeline
Building Type house
Climate temperate
Context suburban
Style Post-Modern
Notes Curving glass-block wall.
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Plan Drawing

Plan Drawing

Site Plan Drawing

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Discussion Alexander House Commentary

"This addition to a 1930's colonial-style house includes a kitchen, breakfast room, potting area, desk, and sitting room within one 900 square foot space on the ground floor. The original house, like many of neoclassical descent, has a quadripartite plan with a central entrance hall. The addition, similar in size to one quadrant of the original house, has its own four-part organization and its own center."

— Karen Vogel Wheeler, Peter Arnell, Ted Bickford, editors. Michael Graves, Buildings and Projects 1966-1981. New York: Rizzoli, 1982. p65.

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Peter Arnell, Karen Vogel Wheeler and Ted Bickford. Michael Graves: Buildings and Projects 1966-1981. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1982. ISBN 0-8478-0405-4. LC 81-51400. NA737.G72A4. discussion, p65. breakfast room interior sketch, p69. second floor plan drawing, p68. first floor plan drawing, p68. site plan drawing, p66.

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. transformation diagram, p170. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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