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John Lautner was the quintessential Los Angeles architect.

John Lautner was the quintessential Los Angeles architect. His houses, many perched on hillsides with sweeping glass walls overlooking the valley below.

John Lautner, Architect Hardcover – July 1, 1994. The spectacular location of the villas-on rocky slopes, on the ocean, or, better still, on rocky slopes overlooking the ocean-is invariably exploited by Lautner to the full.

The best book on John Lautner! There is some biographical information but most of the book looks at his works. John Lautner talks about the clients, their wishes, and his solutions. There is a floor plan, some photographs, and often some technical sketches for each of his projects. Frank Escher has done a wonderful job with this book. One person found this helpful.

John Edward Lautner (16 July 1911 – 24 October 1994) was an American architect. Following an apprenticeship in the mid-1930s with Frank Lloyd Wright, Lautner opened his own practice in 1938, where he worked for the remainder of his career. Lautner practiced primarily in California, and the majority of his works were residential

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Silver Lake architects Frank Escher & Ravi GuneWardena will be presenting Clocks and Clouds: The Architecture of Escher GuneWardena. Clocks and Clouds derives from philosopher Karl Popper’s essay on rationality and freedom, and also describes Escher GuneWardena’s conceptual approach to their work. These architects are also known for their high-profile restoration projects, including John Lautner’s Chemosphere House, the Eames House and the Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights.

John Lautner was one of the great ‘silent architects’ of the 20th century. Although Lautner’s approach to architecture embodies many of FL Wright’s philosophies, each of his buildings is a unique design statement.

Chapters: John Lautner, Patrick Keely, Robert J. Reiley, Maginnis Walsh, James Hoban, James Murphy, Ambrose J. Murphy, Thomas Henry Poole, Paul Waldron Reilly, Henry V. Murphy, Jeremiah O Rourke, Patrick W. Ford, James J. Egan, Leo Halpin Mahony, Michael O Donohue, William B. Colleary, Richard J. Shaw, William Fogerty.

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John Lautner architect - Modern Californian buildings, US domestic architecture, 20th Century houses, USA .

John Lautner architect - Modern Californian buildings, US domestic architecture, 20th Century houses, USA building designs, residential architecture. Companion programming includes: Frank Escher in Conversation about this architect September 2, 5:00 pm. Dutch Architects Tycho Saariste and Jan-Richard Kikkert in Conversation about this Modern US architect September 18, 3:00 pm Panel Discussion 5:00 pm Reception.

John Lautner was the quintessential Los Angeles architect. His houses, many perched on hillsides with sweeping glass walls overlooking the valley below, are icons of the drama and exuberance of the best of Southern California architecture.

Born in 1911, Lautner apprenticed to Frank Lloyd Wright before establishing his own office in Hollywood in 1939. Among his best-known projects are the Malin Residence (Chemosphere), the Reiner Residence (Silvertop), and the Elrod Residence in Palm Springs (seen in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever).

Designed with Lautner before his death in 1994, this oversized monograph is the only book available on the imaginative and exciting work of this modern master. It includes almost fifty houses, each described in detailed drawings and lavish photographs, as well as an interview in which Lautner discusses the most important influences on his work and his eccentric views on architecture.

John Lautner, Architect epub download

ISBN13: 978-1568981420

ISBN: 1568981422

Author: Frank Escher

Category: Transportation

Subcategory: Engineering

Language: English

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; First Edition edition (June 1, 1998)

Pages: 296 pages

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Rainshaper
This book is really a treasure, with virtually all of the text and commentary provided by Lautner himself. A wonderful resource for anyone interested in understanding Lautner and his work.
The photographs, plentiful, are not quite as striking and colorful as in later books (especially the Hess/Weintraub book), but are interesting as most seem to be roughly contemporary with each building's completion, probably the original documentation photography, usually showing the original furniture and decor. (This is also the reason that a few buildings, like the Harvey House, have no interior photos--Lautner was not happy with certain decorative decisions and would not permit their publication.) This book and the Hess/Weintraub book together allow a fascinating "then/now" look at many buildings, showing how well they have adapted and survived changing styles and tastes.
Furthermore, this is the most comprehensive of the books on Lautner, including a great deal more buildings than the others and also a complete list of works, both built and unbuilt, sometimes with drawings. Buildings are also covered in more detail, with plans and sections provided for each.
A note on the older/hardcover editions: some may have binding errors, such as groups of pages out of place or upside down (the title is also upside down on the spine), but these errors may be unique to just a few copies, I'm not sure. Also, I know there is at least one photo that is slightly different in my hardcover copy than in the paperback--same view, different lighting and furniture.
Rainshaper
This book is really a treasure, with virtually all of the text and commentary provided by Lautner himself. A wonderful resource for anyone interested in understanding Lautner and his work.
The photographs, plentiful, are not quite as striking and colorful as in later books (especially the Hess/Weintraub book), but are interesting as most seem to be roughly contemporary with each building's completion, probably the original documentation photography, usually showing the original furniture and decor. (This is also the reason that a few buildings, like the Harvey House, have no interior photos--Lautner was not happy with certain decorative decisions and would not permit their publication.) This book and the Hess/Weintraub book together allow a fascinating "then/now" look at many buildings, showing how well they have adapted and survived changing styles and tastes.
Furthermore, this is the most comprehensive of the books on Lautner, including a great deal more buildings than the others and also a complete list of works, both built and unbuilt, sometimes with drawings. Buildings are also covered in more detail, with plans and sections provided for each.
A note on the older/hardcover editions: some may have binding errors, such as groups of pages out of place or upside down (the title is also upside down on the spine), but these errors may be unique to just a few copies, I'm not sure. Also, I know there is at least one photo that is slightly different in my hardcover copy than in the paperback--same view, different lighting and furniture.
Zuser
I initially purchased this book to educate myself when I hired Arthur Dyson, a colleague of Lautner's, to design our home. I bought this book in the 1990s for around $30, and am quite surprised to see it now going for about $800! If you love Lautner, then you will of course like this book. It includes a comprehensive chronology of his residences, interlaced with textual narrative. It also includes a number of plan and elevation views. However, most of the photos are black and white. The resolution of all the photos is mediocre, having relatively poor contrast and some graininess. There are two other books that pretty much tell the same story but with much better visuals: The Architecture of John Lautner by Weintraub, and Lautner by Barbara-Ann Campbell-Lange. For details, see my reviews of those books on Amazon. For photos of my house, designed by Arthur Dyson and built completely by my weary old hands, see [...].
Zuser
I initially purchased this book to educate myself when I hired Arthur Dyson, a colleague of Lautner's, to design our home. I bought this book in the 1990s for around $30, and am quite surprised to see it now going for about $800! If you love Lautner, then you will of course like this book. It includes a comprehensive chronology of his residences, interlaced with textual narrative. It also includes a number of plan and elevation views. However, most of the photos are black and white. The resolution of all the photos is mediocre, having relatively poor contrast and some graininess. There are two other books that pretty much tell the same story but with much better visuals: The Architecture of John Lautner by Weintraub, and Lautner by Barbara-Ann Campbell-Lange. For details, see my reviews of those books on Amazon. For photos of my house, designed by Arthur Dyson and built completely by my weary old hands, see [...].
Cezel
The best book on John Lautner! There is some biographical information but most of the book looks at his works. There is a floor plan, some photographs, and often some technical sketches for each of his projects. John Lautner talks about the clients, their wishes, and his solutions. Frank Escher has done a wonderful job with this book.
Cezel
The best book on John Lautner! There is some biographical information but most of the book looks at his works. There is a floor plan, some photographs, and often some technical sketches for each of his projects. John Lautner talks about the clients, their wishes, and his solutions. Frank Escher has done a wonderful job with this book.
Ricep
John Lautner, who passed away in 1994, designed some of the most innovative and daring buildings of post-war America. For many, his work is among the greatest statements to the the California lifestyle of the 1950's and 60's--bold, shaking off the past and looking to the wide-open future. Lautner made use of cast concrete, steel and glass to create dynamic stuctures that few architects or clients dare conceive today. Think Lautner, think Jetsons. This book shows us his work with outstanding photographs from the 1940's through the 70's and is peppered with Lautner's comments on the various projects. Whether you're an architect or a fan of the space age, this is one book that you're sure to leave on the coffee table!
Ricep
John Lautner, who passed away in 1994, designed some of the most innovative and daring buildings of post-war America. For many, his work is among the greatest statements to the the California lifestyle of the 1950's and 60's--bold, shaking off the past and looking to the wide-open future. Lautner made use of cast concrete, steel and glass to create dynamic stuctures that few architects or clients dare conceive today. Think Lautner, think Jetsons. This book shows us his work with outstanding photographs from the 1940's through the 70's and is peppered with Lautner's comments on the various projects. Whether you're an architect or a fan of the space age, this is one book that you're sure to leave on the coffee table!
SkroN
Any Lautner enthusiast will be captivated by this book. It covers more buildings than any of the others, and includes Lautner's own comment on each, making it an invaluable record of Real Architecture.
Most of the photos in this book appear to have been taken shortly after the buildings were completed (and some during construction), so it makes a great companion to "The Architecture of John Lautner," which has mostly rescent photographs. Together, the books give a facinating "the and now" contrast, and demonstrate the timeless quality of Lautner's work.
SkroN
Any Lautner enthusiast will be captivated by this book. It covers more buildings than any of the others, and includes Lautner's own comment on each, making it an invaluable record of Real Architecture.
Most of the photos in this book appear to have been taken shortly after the buildings were completed (and some during construction), so it makes a great companion to "The Architecture of John Lautner," which has mostly rescent photographs. Together, the books give a facinating "the and now" contrast, and demonstrate the timeless quality of Lautner's work.
Dilkree
I have no idea why "Therese Thau Heyman" review of world war two posters is on John Lautner's book page. Also, one of your two reviews is listed as refering to an out-of-print edition, rather unusual since this single book just came out rather recently
Dilkree
I have no idea why "Therese Thau Heyman" review of world war two posters is on John Lautner's book page. Also, one of your two reviews is listed as refering to an out-of-print edition, rather unusual since this single book just came out rather recently