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Levant House Is Green...But At What Cost?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 22, 2012 01:16 AM
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by Eric last modified Aug 21, 2012

Here's a link to a story about the "greening" of the Barry Byrne-designed 1934 International Style home he originally created for client Oscar Levant in Westport, CT. While I'm all for being ecologically conscious and the house that sat vacant for 3 years was saved, it seems a shame the end result looks like it lost most of the original historical character of the Byrne design. It's technically a win, but I don't feel much...




 

 

Byrne Levant HouseHere's a link to a story about the "greening" of the Barry Byrne-designed 1934 International Style home he originally created for client Oscar Levant in Westport, CT.

While I'm all for being ecologically conscious and the house that sat vacant for 3 years was saved, it seems a shame the end result looks like it lost most of the original historical character of the Byrne design.

It's technically a win, but I don't feel much like celebrating. Read more here.

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