Palm Springs Receives Special Valentine

PALM SPRINGS LIFE FEBRUARY 2017 Palm Springs will receive a special Valentine Feb. 14 when the historic 1931 Aluminaire house arrives, just in time for Modernism Week 2017. “We are thrilled that this day has finally arrived,” said Davis. “We are one step closer in achieving our goal of reassembling it in a location that […]

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RECORD’s Top 125 Buildings: 26-50

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 The most significant works that defined architecture in our era. To commemorate Architectural Record’s 125th anniversary, our editors have chosen to honor 125 of the most important works of architecture built since the magazine’s founding in 1891. (Aluminaire is listed as #30, after #28 The Empire State Building and #29 […]

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A Fresh Perspective

PALM SPRINGS LIFE DECEMBER 2015 A Fresh Perspective – Palm Springs Art Museum’s new Director Challenges Her Staff to Engage the Community “I found a copy of that catalog recently,” Elizabeth Armstrong says, “and the Albert Frey house famously perched above the museum campus appeared on page 4! And now Frey’s Aluminaire House from the […]

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Downtown Palm Springs park continues to evolve

THE DESERT SUN SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 “We looked at how to integrate the park and the city and the museum plaza,” Mark Rios, an architect commissioned by the Palm Springs Art Museum to be part of the design team, told the Downtown Palm Springs Park Committee last Thursday. Rios proceeded to walk the committee through […]

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The Shape of Something to Come

PALM SPRINGS LIFE MAY 2015 Plans are now firm for the next big attraction for Palm Springs, an installation that may rival the Marilyn Monroe statue, at least for architecture fans. It is the famous Aluminaire House, designed by iconic Palm Springs architects Albert Frey and A. Lawrence Kocher. Read Full Article

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The Aluminaire House to relocate to Palm Springs

ARCHINECT MAGAZINE MARCH 13, 2015 It looks like the Aluminaire House will be heading to sunny Palm Springs, California. The Aluminaire House Foundation plans on placing the all-metal prefab house right across the Palm Springs Art Museum to become another modernist attraction in the city — where Frey lived and practiced from 1935 to his […]

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New York City is losing the Aluminaire House

ARCHITECTS NEWSPAPER FEBRUARY 2015 New York City is losing the 1931 Aluminaire House and its relocating to Palm Spring, California. It makes some sense to bring it to the dry desert; the city loves modern architecture and Frey lived in the desert city for most of his life. New York, say goodbye to the Aluminaire! […]

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Aluminaire House coming to Palm Springs

THE DESERT SUN FEBRUARY 16, 2015 The 1931 Aluminaire House is coming to Palm Springs for permanent residency in the city’s soon-to-be-developed downtown event space. The location is just across the street from the Palm Springs Art Museum. In the world of architecture and design, the tiny Aluminaire House is regarded as a sort of […]

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