Video Archive Subclip | Yearly Archives: 2009 (121)

Andrew Holder Drop It Like It’s Fake-clip_3872

Andrew Holder documents a selection of five recent projects completed by his office. The first is an outdoor movie screen. He reviews the selection and development of the structural system and discusses the relationship of vehicle with the ground plane. Holder describes “Loftway,” a small real estate office in downtown Los Angeles, as inspired by the topology of the Sperry Topsider shoe. The third project re-examines the use of diagramming techniques in a series of retail stores for Surefoot. Holder reviews a competition for a project for sustainability and storm water remediation. He concludes with a residential project titled “Villa Down the Rabbit Hole,” This project takes an existing house with an open floor plan and investigates the proliferation of structural consequences under static loads.


Raymond Richard Neutra The Richard And Dion Neutra VDL Research House 1932 1940 And 1966 Significance And Survival-clip_2866

Neutra discusses the influence that Frank Lloyd Wright, and Otto Wagner had on his father in terms of connecting with nature, using new technology and materials. He describes how these principles combine at the VDL compound. This video ends abruptly before the lecture ended.


Raymond Richard Neutra The Richard And Dion Neutra VDL Research House 1932 1940 And 1966 Significance And Survival-clip_2862

Eric Owen Moss introduces Neutra and touches upon the enduring connection between Vienna and Los Angeles. Neutra frames his lecture as a personal perspective, and describes the VDL compound, its history, its significance, and its enduring relevance.