Home of the Week: Fawcett House

Home Design, Interior Design

The Frank Lloyd Wright 1955 Fawcett House in Los Banos, California, is a Best in American Living Awards Gold Winner for Restoration. Arthur Dyson Architect and BMY Construction Group, Inc. made sure this Home of the Week closely followed the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Guidelines and Standards for historic preservation.

While preserving as much of the original structure as possible, the restoration involved structural stabilization, selective demolition of previous additions and alterations, updating of building systems (including mechanical, electrical and plumbing), and complete interior and exterior restoration of walls, floors, walks, doors, windows, hardware, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed furniture and fireplaces.

The original design sketches by Frank Lloyd Wright showed several items such as a cauldron in the living room fireplace and a forecourt for the entry and carport area. None of these were built by the original owners but were added as part of the restoration…read more…

Project Team
Architect: Arthur Dyson Architect
Builder: BMY Construction Group, Inc.

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