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Houses of Tomorrow: Solar Homes from Keck to Today

Presented by Elmhurst Art Museum at Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL

Houses of Tomorrow: Solar Homes from Keck to Today

Elmhurst Art Museum’s 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Houses of Tomorrow: From Keck to Today, examines sustainability through mid-century solar innovations

For the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago, George Fred Keck designed the first glass house in America with visionary modern designs including new domestic amenities. His groundbreaking House of Tomorrow was the first glass house in America, predating the same uses and adaptations of these materials and methods driven into popularity (or notoriety) by modernists such as Mies van der Rohe by more than 15 years. By furthering efficiency issues from the House of Tomorrow, Keck and his brother William

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