Neutra's Case Study House 20, formerly owned by "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon, is for sale
But this is no ordinary celebrity party pad; the unusual property is a showstopper even for the ritzy Pacific Palisades real estate market, and is actually comprised of two different homes.
First is Case Study 20 Bailey House, designed by famed architect Richard Neutra and fully restored by Simon. [...]
The second part of the estate is a certified LEED Gold, four-bedroom contemporary main house, which Simon built in 2010.
The entire estate, including both Case Study 20 and Simon's 2010 four-bedroom, is listed at $18M. View full entry
Lego Architecture with Rem Koolhaas
How to confirm one's role as a starchitect? Appear in the Simpsons. In its last episode the Simpsons featured a split-second of Rem Koolhaas/CCTV. The architect, not seen sporting any Prada though, is instructing, eyes closed, a group of nine pupils. Next to him, a vegan buffet and 'Junior TED... View full entry
Frank Gehry Really, Really Regrets His Appearance on 'The Simpsons'
GEHRY: No, no, no, no. That was just a fun – fun thing. But it has – it has haunted me. People do – who’ve seen “The Simpson’s” believe it.
— New York Observer
On Sunday, Frank Gehry appeared on Fahreed Zakar's CNN program GPS, where among other things, he discussed his regret for having been a guest on The Simpsons. View full entry