Let us introduce you to three stunning Architecture Projects by the late top architect Richard Neutra! A true artist in his own way, Neutra designed astounding modernist houses for years until his death in 1970.
He devoted his entire career to create stunning projects, making even the Time magazine called him “a prophet of clean, crisp modernism!. His houses, most of which were built in California, have inspired countless architects and remain, till this day, as hallmarks of architecture.
That’s right, tears later after his death, his designs still stun us, so we have decided to share them and inspire you even more. Buckle up and prepare to be introduced to three of the most stunning and avant-garde projects by Richard Neutra
The project that made Neutra an architectural sensation was this 1929 residence for Leah and Philip Lovell, a naturopathic physician known for his love of modern architecture. This house, called the Lovell Health House, is considered an International Style masterpiece, with its steel frame spray-coated with gunite and faced with immense windows. It was so successful that it even appeared in the 1997 film L.A. Confidential.
In 1947, Neutra produced this winter residence in Los Angeles. Marmol Radziner + Associates oversaw a much-admired restoration of the property in the 1990s, and today the lean stone-and-glass house is considered one of Neutra’s finest achievements. With a mid-century modern design such as this, it’s no wonder that it’s one of the most beloved homes by Neutra.
Dating from 1956 and built for poet Josephine Ain, who had lived in a Neutra house in her younger days, the Chuey house is filled with an unmistakable elegance and charm that is hard to resist. “You are an alchemist who has transmuted earth, house, and sky into a single enchantment,” Ain wrote to Neutra after the completion of the house, and we know she was satisfied with its amazing work just by those simple words. “I can only hope that I can in some measure grow up to the wholeness and balance embodied here,” she continued, explaining further her satisfaction with such a wonderful work of art in architecture form.