Modern Scientist: SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe on Archinect Sessions One-to-One #18
We visited Ray Kappe in his breathtaking home in Rustic Canyon, Los Angeles, to hear his thoughts on the shifting grounds of architecture education, and how architecture seems to always play catch-up to the historical zeitgeist. In a career spanning 60+ years and counting – including his roles... View full entry
In Residence: Ray Kappe
A modern masterpiece of glass and redwood, the home of architect Ray Kappe is often referenced as one of the greatest residences in Southern California, looks much the same today as it did a half-century ago—a contemporary extension of the early SoCal glass-house tradition, begun decades earlier by architects like Rudolph Schindler, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, and Harwell Hamilton Harris.
I remember writing this back in 2006 for an AIA convention piece."Kappe Houses are interesting in that they visually take you to places without you physically moving an inch. His spaces don't stop. You can look but you won't see a line that doesn't depart, travel, connect or fly away into the... View full entry
Archinect Sessions kicks off with Ray Kappe on Oct. 22
We're excited to announce the next round of Archinect Sessions, to kick off on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Neutra VDL House, in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona.Archinect Sessions is a series of discussions with architects, academics and other interesting individuals... View full entry
Short Essay: Thank you Esther McCoy
I met Esther McCoy in1978 AIA Regional Conference, Newport Beach, California. I was there as a young wonderer hoping to find information on architecture and study it. Unknowingly and randomly I walked into one of the conference rooms and listened an inspired young architect, Eric Moss, showing... View full entry
Cal Poly Pomona ENV40 Celebration
Event includes panel discussions featuring leaders of the environmental design professions including: Marvin J. Malecha, Ray Kappe, Richard Chylinski, Frank Clementi, Stefanos Polyzoides, Deborah Sussman, Michael Rotondi, Ken Smith, Rick Bishop, and Lorraine Wild.
— 40th Anniversary Party for the College of Environmental Design
SCHEDULE OF ENV 40 PANELS, Saturday April 16th 201110 – 11 am: The early years Dean Emeritus Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA, 2009 President of the American Institute of ArchitectsProfessor Emeritus Ray Kappe, FAIA, former Chair of the Architecture Department (who went on to found... View full entry