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Kaufmann Desert House

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Richard Neutra
 
location California, Palm Springs
function private house
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This is an iconic house by Austrian modernist architect Richard Neutra, who immigrated to the USA in the early 1920s and worked briefly for Frank Lloyd Wright. He is considered part of the International Style modernist movement, and this house a regional variation. It has a cross shape and is very open, with glass walls and outdoor covered walkways. Julius Shulman became a reknowned architecture photographer through his work on this house. Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr. was a retail magnate and already owned Wright's famous Fallingwater. The house had been degraded through its successive owners but has been faithfully restored in the 1990s.

 

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omAR ali says:
i want the measurments of this house :/ I need it to make a model of the house I have this house like a uni project and I can't find informations about it
15-Feb-14
For a look inside the compound, rare recent pictures are available on the website of the practice in charge of the renovation :
http://www.marmol-radziner.com/restor_08.html
Brussels, Belgium 12-Jan-10
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Kaufmann Desert House
Address
West Vista Chino 470
United States
Project is not public!
How to get there? In a residential area North-West of downtown Palm Springs. Take West Vista Chino from main North Palm Canyon Drive.
Completion 1946
ArchitectRichard Neutra
 
Project ID 5564
Latitude/Longitude 33°50'42N 116°33'11W
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