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04/02/2010

Alexander, Cecil and Hermione, House, Fulton County, Georgia

[photo]The Cecil and Hermione Alexander House is a modern house with a circular plan designed by Atlanta architect Cecil Alexander as his family’s residence. Completed in 1957, the house was one of the first modernist houses in Atlanta. The home features curved brick walls, flat roof, and sheet glass walls, and is organized around a central court, while the folded-plate roof floods the interior with light. According to Alexander, the circular plan “is so arranged that the family at least once or twice a day has to get together, just by necessity.”

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