Archinect - News 2014-11-28T18:09:17-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/71958582/you-can-build-a-brand-new-richard-neutra-case-study-house You Can Build a Brand New Richard Neutra Case Study House Archinect 2013-04-25T14:45:00-04:00 >2013-04-25T14:51:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aa/aaqwvq92c4yzzvfv.jpg" width="514" height="245" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>the Neutra Office (and Neutra's son Dion, a partner) has teamed up with the California Architecture Conservancy to offer the architect's plans for license. According to a press release, "For the price of what one would customarily pay for an architect to design and render supervising architectural services, you can build one of the mid-century modernist master's works of art and have Dion Neutra and the Neutra Office supervise the construction."</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://www.theagencyre.com/2013/04/richard-neutra-architectural-plans-available-for-first-time-now-possible-to-build-your-own-neutra/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Press release</a> from The Agency...</p> <p> <strong>Richard Neutra&rsquo;s Architectural Plans Available For First Time; Now Possible To Build Your Own &ldquo;Neutra&rdquo;</strong></p> <p> No longer are the architectural plans of mid-century master Richard Neutra merely curatorial elements of an architectural exhibition. Now, courtesy of a new partnership between Dion Neutra (Richard&rsquo;s long-time partner in the Neutra Office), California Architecture Conservancy (CAC) and the Neutra Office, those plans can serve as the basis for your new home.</p> <p> Neutra (1892-1970), who is perhaps the most important of the mid-century modernist architects, if not of the Twentieth Century as a whole, became famous for the simple geometries of his designs, which were often made of steel and glass, and the prefabricated elements that made them extremely easy to build with a modernist look. Several of his built designs were demolished or remodeled to the extent that they can no longer be considered true &ldquo;Neutras.&rdquo; And many more were drawn up, but neve...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60389179/architect-dion-neutra-to-take-his-famous-father-s-work-to-raleigh-nc Architect Dion Neutra To Take His Famous Father's Work To Raleigh, NC kimweiss 2012-10-30T19:19:00-04:00 >2012-11-05T19:32:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vd/vdkzsvo0isgc0ggt.jpg" width="220" height="293" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong><i>Triangle Modernist Houses continues the 2012 TalkModern Lecture Series. </i></strong></p> <p> October 30, 2012 (Raleigh, NC) &ndash; In 1949, <i>Time</i> magazine named modern master <a href="http://www.trianglemodernisthouses.com/neutra.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Neutra</a> (1892-1970) the second most important architect in America, second only to Frank Lloyd Wright. On Tuesday, November 13, at 7 p.m., <b>the master&rsquo;s son, architect Dion Neutra, AIA,</b> will discuss his father&rsquo;s celebrated work and philosophy when he presents &ldquo;Neutra Architecture: The View From Inside&rdquo; at the AIA North Carolina Center for Architecture and Design in downtown Raleigh.</p> <p> Dion&rsquo;s lecture is the second half of <a href="http://www.trianglemodernisthouses.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Triangle Modernist Houses</a>&rsquo; 2012 TalkModern Lecture Series this fall entitled &ldquo;A Fistful of Neutras.&rdquo; His brother Raymond spoke in October.&nbsp;</p> <p> A partner in his father&rsquo;s firm, Dion will share his personal and professional views of the sensitivity to the relationship of man and nature that he and his father called bio-realism.</p> <p> &ldquo;The Neutras sounded the environmental alarm in the 1950s many years before ecology, ...</p>