When writer Susan Orlean was posting pictures of her new home on Facebook earlier this year, she received rapturous replies of the "Gorgeous!" and "When can I come visit?" variety. Under an image of her bedroom, showing a rough stone-and-cement fireplace, a trapezoidal window, slanted walls, and a tongue-and-groove ceiling, one friend wrote, "It looks like high modernist meets Fred Flintstone." Another friend asked, "Is that a Schindler?"