Ken Isaacs

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Ken Isaacs (born 1927 in Peoria, Illinois[1]) is an American designer.

Isaacs was Head of Design at the Cranbrook Academy of Arts from 1956 to 1958.[2]

He is known for his creation of a matrix-based modular system to build living structures.[2] He described in 1974 how to build these structures in a book called How to Build Your Own Living Structures, which is now out of print.


  1. ^ Ten things you should know about Ken Isaacs. Dwell. May 2007. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Margolin, Victor (2002). The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies. University of Chicago Press. pp. 60–77. ISBN 0226505049. 

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