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Solar-powered House to the Beach brings breezy West Coast vibes to Chicago

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 04, 2016 01:07 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Sep 30, 2016

Despite the picturesque views, the lakeside plot posed a challenge, not only because of a 40-foot elevation difference between the road and lake, but also because of the Baha’i Temple next door. Rising 135 feet in the air, this monumental Chicago landmark is a show-stealer—the gorgeous spherical building is a curious oddity in the suburbs and the only surviving temple of its kind in the U.S. Rather than compete with the temple, the House to the Beach serves as a foil to the ornamental monument...






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