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Tue 15.3.

German Engineering Meets American Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.03.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Large expanses of glass, projecting flat roofs, and the reflecting pool are recurring elements in Neutra’s modernist buildings. The Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs, California, is among his best-known works

Large expanses of glass, projecting flat roofs, and the reflecting pool are recurring elements in Neutra’s modernist buildings. The Kaufmann House (1947) in Palm Springs, California, is among his best-known works

RICHARD NEUTRA made his name as an architect of modern Californian homes, yet is relatively unknown as a designer of furniture. His furniture designs, which long lay dormant in the archives of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), are currently going into production as a factory collection by the German furniture manufacturer VS. They can also now be seen in Switzerland for the first time. (by Katharina Sommer)

 

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