Not just an ordinary pantry

Wraparound shelving frames a small pantry's beautiful glass pocket doors (Traditional Kitchen by Lorin Hill, Architect)

Neutra drawing

‘Neutra Practice at 85 weekend’ "Richard Neutra founded this firm in 1926 while he was still living in the Schindler House.

Though Neutra’s associates contributed to his designs, the basic concept as well as the elegant presentation drawings clearly bore the architect’s signature, as in this unbuilt Malibu beach house from the 1950s. Architectural Digest

Though Neutra’s associates contributed to his designs, the basic concept as well as the elegant presentation drawings clearly bore the architect’s signature, as in this unbuilt Malibu beach house from the Architectural Digest

A sketch made on Christmas, 1938, of the desert near Twentynine Palms, California, retains the technical skill of Neutra’s earlier drawings while reflecting the lyricism he was developing in his architecture. Architectural Digest

A sketch made on Christmas, of the desert near Twentynine Palms, California, retains the technical skill of Neutra’s earlier drawings while reflecting the lyricism he was developing in his architecture.

As seen in a perspective drawing by Neutra, the 1927-29 Lovell “Health” House in Los Angeles came to exemplify the International Style. It was the most famous building of his career.  Architectural Digest

As seen in a perspective drawing by Neutra, the Lovell “Health” House in Los Angeles came to exemplify the International Style. It was the most famous building of his career.

After moving to Los Angeles in 1925, Neutra joined forces with Rudolph Schindler. A 1926 drawing shows their entry for the League of Nations competition, which was won by Le Corbusier. Architectural Digest

After moving to Los Angeles in Neutra joined forces with Rudolph Schindler. A 1926 drawing shows their entry for the League of Nations competition, which was won by Le Corbusier.

A moody landscape painted by Neutra from about 1918 was probably made at a military encampment in the Balkans. “I have tried to be a feeling observer of life in all its manifestations,” Neutra would later write. Architectural Digest

A moody landscape painted by Neutra from about 1918 was probably made at a military encampment in the Balkans. “I have tried to be a feeling observer of life in all its manifestations,” Neutra would later write.

A 1915 drawing of a house in the village of Trebinje near Dubrovnik reveals Neutra's  fascination with Islamic style architecture. Architectural Digest

A 1915 drawing of a house in the village of Trebinje near Dubrovnik reveals Neutra's fascination with Islamic style architecture.


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