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Designed and built in Michigan in 1940 by the architect Alden Dow for his own occupation, this property is often said to resemble the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. Dow had, in fact, worked as Wright’s apprentice in 1933, and his concept of creating a combined home and studio was influenced by the architect. For […]

8 Great Architects personal homes - photo is Alden B. Dow's house and studio in Midland, Michigan.

AD Classics: Alden B. Dow Home and Studio / Alden Dow

AD Classics: Alden B. Dow Home and Studio / Alden Dow

Alden B. Dow Home and Studio, (Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice) 1934, in Midland, Michigan

The Dow House is an interesting place in and of itself, but the books, ceramics, and nature incorporation are what makes it! I saw about 15 different ceramic pieces I would have loved to pick up and really look at.

First 'unit block' house by Alden Dow. Sheldon & Mary H. Heath House. 1934. Alden B. Dow. Midland, Michigan.

First 'unit block' house by Alden Dow. Sheldon & Mary H. Alden B.

W-Frame House | Architect: Alden Dow | Exists in model form (here) at the Down Home and Studio and a variant of the structure was built as the Mills Summer Home at Higgins Lake, Roscommon MI. - Via

W-frame house by architect Alden B. Dow, shown here in a model at the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio in Midland, Michigan. A variant of the model was built as the Mills Summer Home at Higgins Lake, Michigan.

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