We'll look at the architectural designs of the Las Vegas homes of the 1950s. Their airy, glass-punctuated structures are popular with Southern Nevadans seeking an alternative to the stucco homes that dominate the region's residential landscape. So who's living the Mid-Mod life, and why did stucco become the dominant design of the valley landscape?
On Friday and Saturday, the Las Vegas chapter of the American Institute of Architects conducted a 24-Hour Town Hall Meeting (AKA Design Charrette) based on the core objectives of the 'Blueprint for America' initiative, in support of the AIA 150 nationwide celebration. We hear what happened.