Entries Tagged as 'Architecture'

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Glamourized House: Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House: An Annotated & Illustrated Bibliography

This post is from John Crosse’s most excellent blog so-cal-arch-history.com. John was a very good friend of Julius and spent many hours with him. John writes that the purpose of his blog “is to share my findings with the outside world and hopefully create a network of like-minded individuals to learn more from.” His website/blog […]

Thursday, April 29th, 2010


Bercy Chen Studio in Austin, Texas. Great architects as well as human beings. “Bercy Chen Studio LP is an architecture & urban planning firm with design/build capabilities based in Austin, Texas founded in 2001…”

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Visiting the Stahls at the Stahl House By Sean Bello

Here is a great piece done by Sean Bello on his visit to the Stahl House (CSH#22). “I’ve been living and working in Los Angeles for the past 17 years. I’ve dined at some of the finest restaurants, visited some of the best places the city has to offer and taken in some great shows […]

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

The Chemosphere House By John Lautner

From the TAKE SUNSET Blog. “The Chemosphere is a very fitting start to the “Best Of L.A.” series since for many people any conversation about the most interesting houses in L.A. must begin with the iconic Chemosphere house. Built in 1960 and designed by architect John Lautner, this eight-sided house in the Hollywood Hills was […]

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Stahl House (Case Study House #22) Open to Public for Tours

If you would like to visit the Case Study House #22, you can. Below is a link to the website which gives you tour dates / arrangements. In my opinion, this is one of the most spectacular sites in Los Angeles and perhaps the world. http://www.stahlhouse.com/

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Urgent Campaign for Neutra VDL Studio and Residences

One of Neutra’s most famous and important works is his own family’s former home, the VDL Research House. (It was called VDL after the Dutch philanthropist Dr C. H. Van Der Leeuw, who provided Neutra with the loan for the project.) Modern in design, VDL came to be known as a “glass” house” because of […]

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Not Sold.

Photo from Curbed LA Kaufmann House sale has been cancelled. Read more about it at Curbed LA: http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/05/palm_springs_ka_1.php

Thursday, May 15th, 2008


Photo by Julius Shulman & Juergen Nogai The Kaufmann House sold for $16.84 million. Read more about it here: http://www.dwell.com/daily/blog/18925984.html

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Diamond In The Desert

This is an artnet article on the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs which is offered by Christie’s in their May 13th, 2008 auction of modern and contemporary art. Beth Harris, the current owner, discusses the restoration in our film along with architects Leo Marmol and Chris Shanley.  The house truly is a masterpiece. DIAMOND IN […]

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Austin’s First Annual Eco Home Tour

I just recently moved to Austin from Los Angeles. During my city-move selection process, one of the requirements from my list of city attributes was that it had to be progressive in it’s thinking, which I think is most evident in a city’s architecture. Austin passes this requirement with an A++ rating. Yesterday (Sunday) my […]