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Best of the Beadle Boxes Tour

In honor of the Docomomo US National Symposium on Modernism and Climate, we arranged an exclusive tour of four residences by architect Alfred Newman Beadle including White Gates, The Triad (Case Study Apartments #1), Executive Towers and the Driggs Residence.

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The Tour was hosted by Roger Brevoort (below) with Gerri Beadle and Ned Sawyer consulting (above).The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017 The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Uhlmann House is always a treat to see well restored next to White Gates in the Camelback Mountain foothills. The Uhmann family was the owner of the Safari Hotel.The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017 The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017Case Study Apartments #1 aka the Triad.The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017
Jennifer Gunther, Research Assistant for the Beadle Archive, co-hosted the tour.The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Driggs ResidenceThe Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017Nancy Beadle attended all four stops, sharing information about her husband's work.The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017Gary Driggs hosted at his 70's era residence in Paradise Valley Country Club. It is a classic example of Beadle's use of a modular grid with concrete, glass and steel. The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017
The modular grid is made most effective through the use of mass and void.The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017The Beadle Boxes being showcased during Modern Phoenix Week 2017
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