The Walker Residence, 1959

[slideshow] Of all John Entenza’s California Case Study Program participants, Rodney Walker was the most hands on designer. Julius Shulman recalled Rodney up on a tractor preparing a site on Mulholland Drive for one of his visionary projects. From finding the site, to site preparation, design and execution Rodney was involved with every detail. With […]

Morphosis Architecture – The Lawrence Residence, 1983-2004

[slideshow] Thom Mayne & Michael Rotondi, Architects Harris Revisions: Daly, Genik, Architects A rigorous post-modern approach to the design of this celebrated landmark of modern beach living has honed a structure strikingly apart from, yet correct for its beach city context. The resulting program triumphs with solutions over challenges posed by dense urbanism, and seaside […]