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Designed by architect William Krisel, this tract house was built in the Twin Palms neighborhood of Palm Springs, Calif., in 1956. Darren Bradley/Courtesy of Darren Bradley hide caption

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Architecture

Meet The Architect Who Helped Bring Modernism To The Masses

Nearly 60 years ago, William Krisel did everything he could to break the monotony of tract housing. In the process, he proved that modernism could be both livable and affordable.

Atria Fat Jon
In All the Wrong Places Kero One & Hero One

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Taking On The Appeal Of ISIS, With Cartoons

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Peace Corps Volunteer Values Staying Active In Old Age

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Dirt Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Weasley Stomp Nicholas Hooper
Dollar Days David Bowie
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Meet The Architect Who Helped Bring Modernism To The Masses

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Retumba
Puerto Rico Pa Gozar
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus
Paranoid Android Brad Mehldau
To Kill a Mockingbird (Main Title) Elmer Bernstein

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Breaking The North Korean Information Blockade

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A-Frame Square Peg Round Hole
Goodbye For Now

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Marlon Williams: Americana By Way Of New Zealand

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Dark Child
I'm Lost Without You

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