Fans of ‘whodunit’ Knives Out can peek inside the movie’s real-life setting – coming to market this weekend for $1.4m.
Architect Walter Pierce designed the International Style property for his family in Brown’s Wood – a modernist enclave of 23 homes in Lincoln. He borrowed Bauhaus principals and elements of Japanese architecture to create the three-bedroom Massachusettes property’s open interiors, replete with wood surfaces, exposed brick and steel pillars.
Director Rian Johnson used the 1950s bolthole as a film location for his 2019 mystery, Knives Out, and its cubic white form has walls of floor-to-ceiling glass that peek onto the surrounding woodland.
Practice Chan/Krieger Architects – now part of NBBJ – worked with the present owners on updating and relocating the kitchen, and rebuilding the house’s decks.