Tag: California

California Crazy. American Pop Architecture
21-06-2018 No Comments

California Crazy. American Pop Architecture

“Combine a free-thinking population with the desire to reinvent itself and you’ll get the perfect breeding ground for the sweeping and the amazing to thrive”. Jim Heimann At the dawn of the automobile era, the passion of Americans for travel gave rise to a new wave of imaginative entrepreneurs who catered to the needs of this new means of transport. […]

Visual acoustics. Julius Shulman's modernity
07-02-2014 No Comments

Visual acoustics. Julius Shulman’s modernity

Visual acoustics had the premiere with great acclamation in The Angels Film Festival, International Festival du south film l’Art, The Angels County Museum of Art, Museum of Art Kimbell and Apple’s World Headquarters (Cupertino). It has obtained multiple prizes to the Best Documentary in the International Festival of Palm Springs’s Cinema, Festival of Austin’s Cinema, Festival of Lone Star’s Cinema […]

John Lautner on Film
31-05-2013 No Comments

John Lautner on Film

The famous Californian houses of John Lautner (1911-1994) have used as scene to many movies, as Diamonds Are Forever o The Big Lebowski. ohn Lautner was an influential architect of The United States, which work in the south of California combined the engineering with the human design and a dramatic style of the spatial age.

Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman
15-04-2013 No Comments

Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the worlds greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner and Frank Gehry. His images […]

Josef von Sternberg House. Richard Neutra
05-05-2009 40 Comments

Josef von Sternberg House. Richard Neutra

Unfortunately it´s demolished in 1971, the so particular house was designed for the famous director vienés of Hollywood, director -amongst other successes- of The Express of Shangai (1932) and The devil is a Woman (1935). A way heterodoxo that superimposes the calm of the Japanese spaces and the speed impregnated of the streamline North American of postwar period; a clear […]