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William Morgan, Dune House, Atlantic Beach Architecture

Treehouses, Pyramids and Sand Dunes: The Unusually Fundamental Architecture of William Morgan in Atlantic Beach

If you’ve marveled at some of the loveliest and quirkiest homes in Atlantic Beach, or if you’ve thought certain houses in the area seemed more like natural formations, chances are, you were admiring the architecture of . To refer to Morgan’s architecture of the 1960s through the 1980s with that current catch-all phrase, “mid-century modern,” misses his conceptual blending of architecture with environment. When Morgan’s designs don’t reflect natural shapes and contours, they reflect older human habitations that do. He has crafted museums that echo Pre-Columbian terraced mounds and savings banks inspired by the ancient American Indian city of Cahokia …

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