beginnings• The Gamble House was built in Pasadena, CA by the Greene brothers in 1909• It is built around the California style of Arts and Crafts at the time• It was inspired by Japanese precedents and Eastern U.S. Arts and Crafts style houses by such designers as Frank Lloyd Wright
materials• The house was inspired by local flora and fauna in the area of Pasadena• Materials included teak, oak, maple and mahogany. There is also an abundant amount of woodwork furniture and details throughout the house.
lasting impressions • The Gamble House is still a shining beacon of the Arts + Crafts movement in California to this day, still making the top lists of houses in California and the country • Architecture, interior design and interior architecture students to this day still learn and live in the house to study the design principles used in the house.
Sources• http://www.ayrshirefoundation.org/images/featured/gamble_house5.jpg• http://www.ultimatebungalow.com/gamblehousefront_sm1.jpg• http://search.babylon.com/imageres.php?iu=http://www.ultimatebungalow.co m/gamblehousefront_sm1.jpg&ir=http://www.ultimatebungalow.com/gambleh ouse.html&ig=http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRy4n38kV1JSbiZy METJMfPEUm50bcbewzdvHFluZNJimQqhDScSWZj6du0&h=425&w=640&q= the%20gamble%20house&babsrc=SP_ss• Book source: Ching Pg. 681 A Global History of Architecture