The open floor plan has dominated new constructions over the last several decades, first popularized in the 1950s by Frank Lloyd Wright with his Usonian designs. But as architectural trends wax and wane, the pendulum is swinging back to the classics, and more and more architects are looking to the early 20th century works of Rosario Candela for an “updated” living typology. Candela’s buildings have become a sought-after counterpoint to the glass and steel developments rising across the city, admired for their architectural detail inside and out, and loved for their gracious layouts which emphasize the separation of public and private spaces. Ahead we look at Candela’s most famed residences (many of which have been redeveloped) as well as several new developments that draw upon the icon’s sensibilities.
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