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ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE (Describe important architectural features and <br /> evaluate in terms of other buildings within the community.) <br /> Part of Five Fields, a community of contemporary houses designed and <br /> developed by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) , this house is built on a split- <br /> level plan designed to give houses on gently sloping lots the advantage of <br /> inexpensive, windowed basement space. On the entrance level is an open living/ <br /> dining area and a kitchen; bedrooms are a half level up and a playroom and <br /> laundry area a half level down. <br /> HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE (Explain the role owners played in local or state <br /> history and how the building relates to the development of the community.) <br /> This house is an example of Type E, one of the original Five Fields <br /> models offered by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) (see Five Fields area form) . <br /> The origins of this split-level plan were two houses TAC had designed in Moon <br /> Hill (see 32 Moon Hill Road and 36 Moon Hill Road forms) and one in Rhode Island. <br /> Some TAC architects still feel this model is the best looking of the Five Fields <br /> plans (Norman Fletcher, Richard S. Morehouse, personal communications) , though <br /> recognizing it is difficult to add on to. Six Type E houses were built in Five <br /> Fields; others are at 8 and 15 Field Road and at 3, 33, and 35 Barberry Road. <br /> All except this house and the one at 3 Barberry Road have had subsequent <br /> additions. <br /> BIBLIOGRAPHY and/or REFERENCES (name of publication, author, date and publisher) <br /> Gropius, Walter and Sarah P. Harkness, editors. 1966. The Architects Collaborative: <br /> 1945-1965, pp. 52-53. Teufen, Switzerland: Arthur Niggli Ltd. <br /> House and Home, August 1952, p. 93. <br /> McCall's, January 1953, pp. 79-81. <br /> 10M - 7/82 <br />