2232 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039 – SOLD – The Kambara Residence, Richard Neutra

Yew, Inadomi, Sokol, Treweck, Flavin, Ohara, Akai, and Kambara: these are the celebrated Neutra Colony houses at Silver Lake. Contrary to appearance, this unique living environment, sheltered within a park-like landscape, was not a planned development. Each residence was carefully … Continue reading

56040 Nelson Avenue, Yucca Valley, CA 92284 – Blue Sky Systems Architecture

With little disruption to the natural environment during its construction, Blue Sky Building Systems’ sustainable Graham Residence is enhanced by the ten-acre rugged terrain in which it sits. Upon first sight, the right angles of the structure may appear to … Continue reading

18 Wampus Lakes Drive, Armonk, NY 10504 – Roy Johnson, Architect

Paradise is found at this breathtaking modern home designed by noted architect Roy Johnson, a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright. Set on over 6 private acres with a fully stocked koi pond, relaxing waterfall, stone paths, foot bridge entry, 25 … Continue reading

Los Angeles Times: Home of the Week

Lauren Beale profiles John Lautner’s stunning Burchill-Reiner Residence, aka Silvertop, located in Silver Lake. She writes: “The John Lautner-designed Silvertop, also known as the Reiner-Burchill Residence, embodies the mid-century architect’s optimism and future thinking. The Silver Lake house, with its … Continue reading

John Lautner, F.A.I.A. – The Reiner-Burchill Residence, 1957-1976

  Silvertop is to Los Angeles’ residential architecture as Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal is to New York City. Beyond function, both are beacons projecting the peak of America’s optimism, and the creative strength of a period grounded in a strong … Continue reading

David Ming-Li Lowe, Architect: Earthquake House, 1990

Kron and Slesin’s 1984 book, “High-Tech: The Industrial Style and Source Book For the Home”, brought to the general public an awareness of the exciting possibilities Industrial Design and prefabricated components could bring to domestic residential architecture. It popularized concepts … Continue reading

Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect The Winslow House, 1893

As Frank Lloyd Wright’s first independent commission, the William Winslow House served as a radical change to the traditional styled houses in the Oak Park/Forest River area of Chicago. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, the … Continue reading