R.M. Schindler

Just in: R.M. Schindler Custom Desk

February 14, 2012

After constructing the Kings Road House in West Hollywood using redwood and concrete in 1922, Viennese architect Rudolph M. Schindler (1887-1953) continued experimenting with forms and materials throughout Los Angeles, punctuating the hillside neighborhoods with modern design throughout the first half of the century. Designed by Schindler for the Armon House in Los Angeles’ Mount Washington […]

LAMA’s 10 Most Influential California Architects

April 26, 2011

10.       Paul Williams One of the most successful architects in LA before WWII, Paul Williams had to learn how to write and draw upside down, as he was often not allowed to sit next to his white clients.  As the first African-American member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1957, Paul Williams is most recognized […]

LACMA at the Schindler Buck House Celebrating California Modern Design

June 4, 2010

Two nights ago some of LA’s most passionate and focused modernist enthusiasts got together at the Schindler Buck House to raise funds for the upcoming LACMA exhibition California Design, 1930-1965: “Living in a Modern Way” opening on October 1, 2011. Amongst the group was our very own Peter Loughrey, who also is on the board […]

The Van Dekker House by R. M. Schindler

October 12, 2009

A couple weeks ago a whole slew of LAMA staff took a trip one Saturday morning to visit one of the largest homes designed by Schindler. The Van Dekker house is located in Woodland Hills and was built in the 1930s-40s for a Hollywood actor and his family. The seven bedroom, four bathroom house was […]