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by MD²
Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Janet Charlton mod house boutique
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Just curious, but is she related to architect James Charlton?
by MD²
Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Julius Shulman - Modernism Rediscovered
Replies: 25
Views: 3807

This is a strange title!

He already published another book with Taschen under the same name
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/3822864153


and now: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/3822842877


More stuff :D
by MD²
Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 9665

Always wanted to try one of those ( http://www.catrike.com/ ) Bit scared the cars wouldn't see me as you are riding so low. This being said, I've used a car for 1½ years in the past 10 years of work. Otherwise its my bike http://i13.ebayimg.com/04/i/000/ac/2e/11cd_1.JPG (and that's a $350 bike! You...
by MD²
Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:03 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Roger Corman Collection on DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 730

Thanks Nichols. "Apart from making dozens of enormously entertaining films, Corman's place in film history is assured simply through his unrivalled eye for talent - among many world-class names who were employed by him at a very early stage in their careers are Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scor...
by MD²
Tue Sep 11, 2007 1:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: FALLINGWATER
Replies: 15
Views: 1296

Fantastic animation! And it looks a whole lot better than when I last visited it too! But IMHO, the credits are otherwise way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way, way...
by MD²
Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: New Alan Hess Book Forgotten Modern: California Houses 40-70
Replies: 16
Views: 1604

How about this one? (click image to amazon link)

by MD²
Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Newport Harbor High landmark demolished
Replies: 4
Views: 1710

...seismically unsound...
...The school district plans to build a roughly $36 million replica of the 100-foot tower and adjoining hall...

:?

This all sounds really twisted...
by MD²
Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Test Messages
Topic: can't figure this out
Replies: 2
Views: 1968

let's try this:
by MD²
Wed Aug 15, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Graceland is now a National Historic Landmark
Replies: 2
Views: 752

Elvis passed away 30 years ago on this very day at age 42. See it live here! -> GracelandCam : http://www.elvis.com/graceland/vtour/gracecam.asp http://www.elvis-presley-gesellschaft.de/html/images/Graceland_MusicGate.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graceland bird's eye view : http://local.live.com...
by MD²
Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Mies Rockin' Video
Replies: 4
Views: 788

Mies Mies Van Der Roha http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/smiley-faces-84.gif http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/smiley-faces-84.gif http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/smiley-faces-84.gif http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/smiley-faces-84.gif http://www.feebleminds-gifs.com/smiley-faces-84.gif http://www.feeble...
by MD²
Mon Aug 13, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Trying to ID a MCM in Beachwood Cyn (Hollywood Hills)
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

It's called the Lee residence (1963), but there's nothing much more there than this Tony, since Mr.Schilling or his speaker apparently wasn't present at the hearings.... Try case n° CHC-2005-7065-HCM on http://plncts.lacity.org/cts%5Finternet/ 1. 11/03/2005 - APPLICANT NOT PRESENT. NO SPEAKERS. CAS...
by MD²
Sun Aug 12, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Has anyone heard of this Neutra building?
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Probably his last completed project...
Ribbed metal used as forms for poured concrete.
A bit "hasty", due to the fact that it was developed as a design-built project on a very fast schedule.
by MD²
Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: I see this cool lookin apt. bldg on the way to work
Replies: 2
Views: 1284

3010 W 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020 Only info I could find was that is was built in 1951. Nice building. Here's another view: http://local.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&cp=ppb046548mrf&style=o&lvl=2&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&scene=6935185&sp=Point.ppb04g548n0j_3010%20...
by MD²
Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Malibu, CA - Lautner's Segal house on the market
Replies: 45
Views: 12634

People like that have tax problems and solutions we can only dream about... I vote for this being the correct answer then... :-k ...since all the other properties that have been sold on that beach lately went for half that price & less. List of the properties that have lately been sold on that ...
by MD²
Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:04 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: neutra aluminum fence
Replies: 11
Views: 1101

???

Image
by MD²
Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Lobster Man from Mars screening Aug 5
Replies: 3
Views: 527

by MD²
Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, Lobster Man from Mars screening Aug 5
Replies: 3
Views: 527

Anyone know what happened to Stanley Sheff after this??? (besides the obvious martian obduction) Here's a good review http://www.filmguru.net/reviews/2006/060216.html And a 3min. long trailer: http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoID=488053927 http://a855.ac-images.my...
by MD²
Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: sydney opera house, the wonder down under
Replies: 5
Views: 3920

Pretty catastrophic business with Jørn Utzon when it was built though. The Sydney Opera House Trust has since reconciliated with the architect. A friend of mine was in Sydney a few weeks back & told me that the Opera house is really disfunctional. Read this article about a recent proposal by Ut...
by MD²
Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:34 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Johnny's Broiler
Replies: 9
Views: 2720

by MD²
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Malibu, CA - Lautner's Segal house on the market
Replies: 45
Views: 12634

Re: Malibu, Lautner's Segel House

Officially in escrow. I don't have any details but know that is under contract. Thanks for the info mwl I watched The 1st episode of Dirt here yesterday: http://www.tv.com/media_player/8311/4/viewer.php&context_type=101&context_id=60202&rgroup=8401 And by coincidence just watched the (u...
by MD²
Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Los Angeles: John Lautner - The Wolff House (again)
Replies: 15
Views: 3202

Thought some of you might be interested to know that I listed Lautner works currently for sale or for rent here:
http://johnlautner.proboards98.com/inde ... 1184913651
by MD²
Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Plan 9 at 48
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Cool!

And exactly

I had rewatched the whole classic a while back right here: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 9656489183
by MD²
Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Rotterdam, the Netherlands Europe (more like a question)
Replies: 22
Views: 1767

They're everywhere!!! :eek: - NYC: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/122/261715174_10c06b3361.jpg ...and another one in Toronto :wink: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/52/141357226_68ef0e25fc.jpg Try the following link for a gazillion pictures of Blom's cubes in Rotterdam: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q...
by MD²
Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Rotterdam, the Netherlands Europe (more like a question)
Replies: 22
Views: 1767

Street view: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bootprint/41189795/ Isn't flickr just great for that! Here's a bunch more: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/162/438730959_e54c0f4455_o.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/146/370263917_1afea2dfb0_b.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/43/110610962_54fc3b8ff6_o.j...
by MD²
Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Rotterdam, the Netherlands Europe (more like a question)
Replies: 22
Views: 1767

It is interesting to know that Blom made a similar project to the tree houses at the end of the sixties, using the same system of grouped dwellings on giant stilts. So the cubes are rather "conventional" in their origin. I think that Blom was rather working on how to group (concentrate) co...
by MD²
Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Rotterdam, the Netherlands Europe (more like a question)
Replies: 22
Views: 1767

BOXOUTBM, here are a few pictures I found over the net... Here's the original project http://photos.3scape.net/photo/5474/Famous_cube_houses_designed_by_architect_Piet_Blom.jpg http://www.exn.ca/news/images/1996/12/23/19961223-bedroom.jpg http://www.tansei.net/overseas/mashima/01/06bed.jpg http://im...
by MD²
Wed Jul 11, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Rotterdam, the Netherlands Europe (more like a question)
Replies: 22
Views: 1767

Hello ladyIJsberg & welcome These buildings were produced out of new theories emerging out at the end of the 60s, beginning 70s. They also followed a movement which heavily criticized the "moderns". Piet Blom was experimenting to find new avenues in this search & I must say that Ne...

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