Frey’s Full Circle

PALM SPRINGS LIFE APRRIL 2018 The 1931 Aluminaire House will take its rightful place among a legend’s many Palm Springs’ gems. The project has become something of a cause célèbre in architecture-mad Palm Springs. “We are thrilled that the community has been so enthusiastic,” says Campani. “We know that Aluminaire will enhance the growing industry […]

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Here’s what the new downtown Palm Springs park will look like

THE DESERT SUN FEBRUARY 23, 2018 “We’re so close to actually seeing something happen,” said Mark Rios, a landscape architect whose firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios has been working with the city on this park for at least five years now. Incorporating the Aluminaire House into the park, was an “interesting challenge” he said, because […]

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The Aluminaire House finds a permanent home in Palm Springs

ARCHITECTS NEWSPAPER FEBRUARY 19, 2018 The 1,200-square-foot, all-metal house arrived in the high desert early last year on the back of a freight truck, just in time for the annual Modernism Week celebration. The disassembled structure has sat in storage in the months since, as preparations continue for its final installation as a house museum […]

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Desert Dreamers 7: The Architects

PALM SPRINGS LIFE FEBRUARY 2018 Albert Frey began his career studying Beaux Arts design in Zurich before making a 
radical shift to modernism, working as one of just two full-time employees for 
Le Corbusier in Paris. Most young architects would have been content under the great Le Corbusier’s wing, but an extended visit to New […]

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