175 Greenfield Avenue Los Angeles CA

R.M. Schindler, Architect The Tischler House, 1949-1950 Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #506. First time on the market since completion in 1950. Schindler’s 1952 article, “Visual Techniques,” discusses the subjects of “color plasticity, translucency, reflectors and light.” These visual techniques are … Continue reading

1229 N Sierra Bonita Ave Pasadena, CA 91104

Peter Tolkin, A.I.A. Classic California Bungalow and Modern Art Studio Contrary to popular belief, today’s casual open plan program, which so characterizes modern California living and convenience, did not begin with the modern movement, but rather during the earlier Craftsman … Continue reading

6699 Mohawk Drive Chanhassen MN 55317 – Ralph Rapson, Architect

The Betty Poole House, a timeless modern residence designed by Ralph Rapson, stands above Lotus Lake in Chanhassen. The house, which has been meticulously maintained and curated by its current owners, retains the hallmarks of Rapson’s original design. The streamlined, … Continue reading

150 Linda Vista Avenue Pasadena CA 91105 – John Lawrence Pugsley, A.I.A.

  Designed in 1960 by John Lawrence Pugsley A.I.A., this classic mid century design is located in Pasadena’s coveted Linda Vista neighborhood. Perched above the Arroyo with expansive views, this architectural gem features walls of glass, a koi pond and … 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

Seattle, Washington: Tom Kundig, Architect, Studio House, 1997

The Studio House stands as Tom Kundig’s breakthrough project – one that brought him in contact with a patron who was excited to experiment with raw materials in creating an interactive dwelling that was “rooted in the past, yet predictive … Continue reading

Chicago: The Ben and Frances Rose House

Built in 1953, the Rose House was designed by architect, museum curator, and Illinois Institute of Technology teacher A. James Speyer for textile designers Ben and Frances Rose. A. James Speyer, a well-known architect known for designing in the modern … Continue reading

Arrowhead Las Vegas – Marmol Radziner, Architects, James Turrell, Artist, Las Vegas

  If one only relied on Lao Tzu’s claim “The excellence of a dwelling is in its site.” all would be said in regard to the Arrowhead Las Vegas. The site at The Ridges (former Howard Hughes property) is a … Continue reading