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
John Lautner, Architect book.
John Lautner, Architect book. John Lautner was the quintessential Los Angeles architect .
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.
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.
Author: Frank Escher
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press; First Edition edition (June 1, 1998)
Pages: 296 pages
ePUB size: 1469 kb
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