Thorne / Brubeck

Brubeck House by Beverley "David" Thorne, Oakland, 1954

This is the first of two houses Thorne designed for Dave and Iola Brubeck. The other is in Connecticut. 

Trees are great, except when it comes to trying to take photos of buildings.

Too bad the tree the cut out was made for didn't make it. 
Source: Click Americana


Dave and Iola Brubeck
Source: Birth of the Cool by  Elizabeth Armstrong

Bethkehem Steel ad.  
Another steel house architect, Pierre Koenig, was also featured in their ads. I mentioned this in a previous post, 
but Thorne was also a Case Study House architect (#26).  More about him here and here.