Archinect - News 2014-10-25T15:42:43-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/106405526/john-lautner-s-silvertop-home-to-list-for-7-5-million John Lautner's Silvertop home to list for $7.5 Million Alexander Walter 2014-08-12T14:41:00-04:00 >2014-08-20T08:59:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6c/6c27c0c76ba89bbb4cd4982e5f13d4a3.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It has been the setting for music videos, TV commercials and scenes from the '80s movie "Less Than Zero." Now, the unusual Los Angeles home by influential architect John Lautner is slated to go on the market for $7.5 million. Known as Silvertop, the house has a striking design: It is made up of a series of interlocking half-circles, with a massive, arched concrete roof over the living room.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Can't get enough of that good Lautner stuff? Read Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce's tale of the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/52668208/lautner-s-concannon-residence-from-dust-to-dust" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Concannon Residence</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69292211/editor-s-picks-306 Editor's Picks #306 Nam Henderson 2013-03-12T12:30:00-04:00 >2013-03-21T11:23:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9y/9ytlt1g8a7ntueqq.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> For the latest edition of the ShowCase feature, Archinect published the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/68942763/showcase-hotel-wiesergut-by-gogl-architekten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel Wiesergut a complex renovation and extension by by GOGL ARCHITEKTEN</a>, located in Hinterglemm/Salzburger Land, Austria.&nbsp;<strong>FRaC </strong>thought "<em>those cold roofs are hot!</em>"</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tv/tvocuobvrrizymh1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br> Over at the financial times Emma Jacobs chatted with&nbsp; Zaha Hadid an "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/68932802/the-financial-times-calls-zaha-an-unlikely-pushover-who-doesn-t-play-safe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Unlikely &lsquo;pushover&rsquo; who doesn&rsquo;t play safe</a>".&nbsp;In response <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a> commented "<em>I wouldn't work for free, but I'd be happy to be bullied by Zaha for a short term.&nbsp; Like a wilderness survival camp-type vacation</em>"&nbsp;but <strong>GiaCarbello </strong>replied "<em>Diplomacy aside. Donna Sink. Wow. Your comment is as low as Hadids and Schumachers lame comments regarding their inexcusable behavior. They have an idea in their heads that &lsquo;uncompromising standards&rsquo; is the reasons being for such behaviour. Hadid had to fight her way to the top because of a male dominated industry and forgot along the way to find a balance. Self integrity and self respect at lost</em>".</p> <p> However <strong>Apurimac </strong>argued "<em>For christ's sa...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69063775/bob-hope-estate-in-palm-springs-is-up-for-sale-for-50m Bob Hope Estate in Palm Springs Is Up for Sale (for $50m) Archinect 2013-03-08T13:43:00-05:00 >2013-03-12T14:45:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/gl5pmw10qijk9nuj.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The huge Palm Springs estate of Bob Hope, the comic icon of midcentury film and television, and his wife, Dolores, is being brought to market for the first time this month, at an asking price of $50 million. Perched high in the exclusive Southridge community, with panoramic views of the Coachella Valley, including the city of Palm Springs and the San Jacinto Mountains, the 23,366-square-foot home was designed in 1973 by the California Modernist architect John Lautner.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/53575343/editor-s-picks-273 Editor's Picks #273 Nam Henderson 2012-07-15T11:00:00-04:00 >2012-07-16T18:41:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x5/x5w6qahig3jb3v03.jpg" width="514" height="228" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Rusty Shackleford quipped "I wonder what the realtor spin will be with these units... &lsquo;Japan style luxury!&rsquo; &lsquo;MINI COOPER with plumbing! Going fast!&rsquo; ...I lived once in 275sg.ft. place in NYC. A more appropriate name for this housing type would be JAIL." KarjaCH countered "if properly designed with great attention paid to detail, 300 sf can be the most amazing place to live". Meanwhile hanque helpfully pointed out "if you look at the RFP they've already been designed."</p></em><br /><br /><p> Archinect&rsquo;s latest project featured in the <strong>Showcase</strong> series is the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/53250427/showcase-house-in-ovar" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House in Ovar</a>, Portugal, by architect, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/53250427/showcase-house-in-ovar" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paula Santos</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6z/6zo73mrjvrcnh4qu.jpg" title=""></p> <br><p> <br><strong>News</strong><br> NYC launched the adAPT NYC Competition, a pilot program to develop a new housing model for the City&rsquo;s growing small-household population. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/53249225/mayor-bloomberg-announces-new-micro-unit-apartment-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">adAPT NYC seeks to create additional choices within New York City&rsquo;s housing market to accommodate the city&rsquo;s changing demographics</a>. The focus being on developing new proposals for a rental building composed primarily, or completely, of micro-units -- apartments smaller than what is allowed under current regulations.</p> <br><p> <strong>Rusty Shackleford</strong> quipped "<em>I wonder what the realtor spin will be with these units... &lsquo;Japan style luxury!&rsquo; &lsquo;MINI COOPER with plumbing! Going fast!&rsquo; ...I lived once in 275sg.ft. place in NYC. A more appropriate name for this housing type would be JAIL.</em>"&nbsp;<strong>KarjaCH</strong> countered "<em>if properly designed with great attention paid to detail, 300 sf can be the most amazing place to live. I spent a year in a 275 sq ft ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53351383/james-goldstein-responds-to-orhan-s-concannon-article James Goldstein responds to Orhan's Concannon article Paul Petrunia 2012-07-11T14:01:00-04:00 >2012-07-15T08:59:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v0/v02sg9jslq9jw98v.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dear Mr. Ayyuce, I have read your article regarding the destruction of the Lautner Concannon residence and would like to set the record straight. Prior to my purchase and demolition of the Concannon Residence, I had extensive discussions with John Lautner regarding his feelings about the home. He was 100% in favor of the demolition of the Concannon Residence...</p></em><br /><br /><p> The venerable James Goldstein, collector of John Lautner treasures, past and present, responds to Orhan's feature article <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/52668208/lautner-s-concannon-residence-from-dust-to-dust" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Lautner's Concannon Residence, from Dust to Dust</em></a>. Jump down to the comments to read, along with Orhan's thoughtful reply back to him.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/47639900/interview-magazine-on-james-goldstein-owner-of-lautner-s-goldstein-house Interview Magazine on James Goldstein, owner of Lautner's Goldstein House Archinect 2012-05-07T15:05:00-04:00 >2012-05-07T15:08:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b5/b5450d44841bba1e71b257dad00f6b35.jpg" width="514" height="668" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>My business cards say FASHION ARCHITECTURE BASKETBALL. When people ask me what I do, they&rsquo;re usually trying to ask how I made my money, not what my job is. In my mind, what I do is those three things. They occupy most of my time: fashion, going around to all the fashion weeks and being such a fanatic when I pick out my clothes, trying to be in the latest fashions. Architecture, which you can see here, with this house. And basketball, which is another full-time occupation for me.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Interview Magazine does its thing with James Goldstein, owner of John Lautner-designed Goldstein residence.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/14433979/john-lautner-the-mirror-of-los-angeles John Lautner: The mirror of Los Angeles Archinect 2011-07-23T23:05:50-04:00 >2011-07-25T10:53:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9d6322714b49d460f46c7f4f35b7b64b.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architect's lengthy struggle with L.A. resulted in great buildings that give us insight into our city. Like Lautner, Los Angeles shouldn't need to look over its shoulder to know when we're doing it right.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/5983034/john-lautner-1911-1994-turns-100 John Lautner (1911-1994) Turns 100 Paul Petrunia 2011-05-11T13:38:30-04:00 >2011-05-11T13:38:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/92/92acbdc9301585672b4534a0ff6c84d8.jpg" width="292" height="189" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The John Lautner Foundation is pleased to present the John Lautner Turns 100 series this July 16-November 13, 2011. In celebration of what would have been John Lautner&rsquo;s 100th birthday on July 16, 2011, the series will showcase Lautner&rsquo;s extraordinary body of work while informing and inspiring the public about the importance of preserving it.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>