Dwell Magazine

Dwell Magazine

Desert House has made modern architectural history with its program, and international acclaim. Its incredible value today is peace and serenity imparted by space. Space within and without are one. Here, isolated in the vast panoramic landscape of Cochella Valley, the mystery and magic of the desert have not been conquered, they are tangible. This […]

Kaufmann Desert House, Ideat Magazine

Kaufmann Desert House, Ideat Magazine

En Californie – Aux sources de la modernite Villas de producteurs ou havres boh’mes de Malibu, les maisons californiennes des ann’es 50 sont devenues les grandes stars de l’architecture. Toutes font l’apologie de l’espace, de la lumi’re et de la’ piscine. Certaines de ces ‘mid-century houses’ se vendant des dizaines de millions de dollars, il […]

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The southern edge of Los Banos (Merced County), where only dusty roads and distant silos interrupt the endless landscape of tilled Central Valley soil, seems an unlikely place to happen upon the work of America’s architectural icon. But past the cattle feedlot and leaning hay barn, deep in a field where winter wheat and cantaloupe […]

The Robb Report Collection

The Robb Report Collection

Frank Lloyd Wright’s La Miniatura, Pasadena Built for Alice Millard in 1923. by Hayley Lerch Frank Lloyd Wright’s La Miniatura listed on the National Register of Historic Places sprawls across nearly an acre of gardens in the Prospect historic district of Pasadena, California. The recently restored four-bedroom residence, which straddles a ravine, is the precursor to […]

The Week

The Week

Best Properties on the Market: Palm Springs, California Frank Sinatra commissioned this four bedroom home in 1947 and owned it for 10 years. The residence features en suite bathroom for each bedroom, a fireplace and a heated piano shaped pool. Stephen Skuris, Crosby Doe Associates, 310-275-2222

The Week

The Week

Best Properties on the Market: Desert Hot Springs, California This seven-acre estate includes a three-bedroom house, a guest house, and a separate studio. The residence features recycled steel framing, energy-efficient glass, solar-assisted power, and a pool. Crosby Doe – Crosby Doe Associates (310)275-2222

The Robb Report Collection

The Robb Report Collection

Zen Dens Written by Erika Heet Whether your plans this season include excursions to the snow, the beach, or even the city, your options are more far-reaching than ever. In this month’s feature on great escapes (page 36), we offer a selection of new developments, ranging from beach resorts to ski destinations to desert hideaways, […]

Verdugo Magazine

Verdugo Magazine

Verdugo Magazine, Cover Article by Michael Cervin John Lautner once said of Los Angeles that it was a place that made him “physically sick.” Not high praise from anyone, much less an architect who eventually set up shop here. Los Angeles became Lautner’s home despite himself; it was the base for his practice for 50 […]

New York Times Magazine

New York Times Magazine

Now Viewing | John Lautner – Sarah Verdone – John Lautner apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright, designed Bob Hope’s Palm Springs mansion and unwittingly spawned Googie, the futuristic style of Left Coast architecture based on a coffee shop of the same name. For more than 55 years, the architect created dwellings so site-specific they seemed […]

Art Market: My House is your House

Art Market: My House is your House

My House is your House Written by JORG HANTZSCHEL California discovers its architectonic heritage – modernistic domiciles are sold to the highest bidder. “If a Picasso is worth 145 million, then this should cost around 30 or 40 million, but it is, in fact, on the market for seven and a half… Crosby Doe, wearing […]