Los Angeles 2016
Video recommendations related to the Iconic Houses Conference 2016 in Los Angeles
Ted Bosley - ‘The Gamble House’ trailer for Don Hahn’s new documentary on the historic Greene and Greene Masterpiece in Pasadena.
Cory Buckner - ‘From the Field: Conserving Southern California’s Modern Architecture’ is a showcase of six recent projects by Los Angeles-area practitioners, each highlighting a different preservation challenge and building type, and presented by the practitioners themselves. Cory’s talk about the restoration of the Schneidman House starts at 29:48.
Willie van Burgsteden - ‘Palm Springs Life / Frey House II / Vignette’, a 7-minute video for Palm Springs Life that features a one-minute (hour-long) time-lapse of the first sunrise ever filmed in Albert Frey’s legendary house.
Malachi Connolly - Trailer of his 2013 documentary film ‘Built on Narrow Land’, on the fate of modern architecture on outer Cape Cod.
Lucia Dewey Atwood - ‘Conserving the Eames House: A Case Study in Conservation’ (starts at 9:33).
Linda Dishman - ‘Preserving Lautner’s Legacy: The Spectrum of Stewardship’ - The Los Angeles Conservancy and the John Lautner Foundation, with the support of the Getty Conservation Institute, hosted this public panel to discuss recent work on restoring the unique iconic residences by legendary modern architect John Lautner. The panel was comprised of architects and residence owners from Los Angeles who discussed their unique views and approaches on sustaining the architect’s built legacy.
Crosby Doe - ‘Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles’. Architectural critic Reyner Banham explores Los Angeles in this 1972 BBC documentary.
Natascha Drabbe - ‘Building the Getty’. It took more than twelve years to build the Getty Center. What was the design and building process like and how did nearby residents react to the construction? Watch these videos to hear architect Richard Meier, construction workers, and neighbors discuss their experiences, and to see footage of the building process.
Jeffrey Herr - ‘Wright’s Jaw-Dropping Hollyhock House’
Harry Gesner - ‘Harry Gesner: Architect, Environmentalist, Visionary’ by Eric Minh Swenson
Part 1) Harry Gesner discusses the building of his Hollywood Hills ‘Boathouses’
Part 2) Harry Gesner discusses the building of ‘The Wave House’
Part 3) Harry Gesner discusses the building of his own home, the Sandcastle’ in West Malibu
Sarah Lorenzen - ‘Xavier Veilhan Architectones Neutra VDL Research House’ and ‘Inverting Neutra’ about an installation at the Neutra VDL House by Bryony Roberts Studio in the summer of 2013.
Janice Lyle - The construction, design and interior of Sunnylands
Susan Macdonald - ‘LA Voices: Perspectives on Conserving Modern Architecture’ - Views from Los Angeles preservationists and enthusiasts on the importance of modern architecture including challenges facing its conservation.
John McIlwee - Homeowner John McIlwee discusses the details of his arduous restoration of the Garcia House, a modern masterpiece completed in 1962 by famed Los Angeles architect John Lautner.
Kimberli Meyer - ’Pauline’, a performance at the Schindler House.
Toshiko Mori - An interview with Toshiko Mori at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice with Dialogue in Details, exhibited at the Giardini’s Central Pavilion about Marcel Breuer, Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Paul Rudolph.
Kristin Stone - ‘Julius Shulman’s L.A. Stories’ (Modern Architecture in Los Angeles) featuring famed architectural photographer Julius Shulman. In his own words and through his lens, Shulman develops his personal images of the iconic city Los Angeles.
Franklin Vagnone - ‘Habitation’ research project on his NYC apartment.
Sidney Williams - Trailer for the documentary ‘Journeyman Architect: The Life and Work of Donald Wexler’, about the Palm Springs architect who was the subject of her book, ‘Steel and Shade: The Architecture of Donald Wexler’.
Wim de Wit - ‘Ice Cube Celebrates the Eames House’