Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Corbett, Mario F., Architect (firm); Mario Francis Corbett (architect)

Dates: constructed 1950

2 stories

Vina, CA

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Located in Tehama County, CA;

A house designed for a location in the Sacramento Valley, north of Chico, CA; the area suffered from extremes of hot and cold, as well as insects; Corbett designed a house that could be either highly ventilated or highly enclosed; the architect included screening to protect the owner from mosquitoes; the Moritz Thomsen House won an Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects in 1952.

PCAD id: 5304