THE HARVARD FIVE
in new canaan
Midcentury Modern Houses by
Marcel Breuer, Landis Gores, John Johansen, Philip Johnson, Eliot Noyes
Available on Amazon
The definitive book on the modern houses in New Canaan.
William D. Earls AIA is the author of the definitive book on the modern houses in New Canaan. First published in 2006 by W. W. Norton and Company, it has sold thousands of copies around the world.
Soon to be reissued in a larger format, with new essays contributed by Sarah Whiting, the Dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and Frederick Noyes FAIA, the son of Eliot Noyes.
A documentary “The Harvard 5” by director Devon Chivvis and producer Alicia Albee, and a fiscally sponsored project of the International Documentary Association, is in the editing stage.
“A valuable contribution to the literature of Modern architecture…a key and fascinating chapter in the history of America.”
– Kyle Johnson, DocoMomo
“The coverage is exemplary, with vintage photography and floor plans.”
– Interior Design
“Your chance to step inside some of the most important homes created in the United States in the last 60 years.”
– John Denniston, FiftyPlus
“Provides a fascinating tour of the influential and beautiful structures.”
– Vince Cosgrove, ReadyMade