Barbara Lamprecht

Edited by Alan A. Loomis In the context of the Dead Malls competition, the winter edition of the Forum’s newsletter examines the landscape and infrastructure of commerce. Covering both new and old shopping malls and districts, it provides a framework […]

Edited by Barbara Lamprecht The spring issue of the Forum’s online newsletter on housing explores innovative and alternative housing in the past and in the present, examining failures as well as successes. Articles: The Case Against Standardization by Morris Newman […]

To “dwell,” in affordable housing parlance, is an expensive proposition. A few months after it was finished, I returned to the renovated Single-Room-Occupancy, 50-unit complex I worked on. Originally designated as a “motel” of 60 rooms each with a vanity […]

The past year has seen the demolition of significant works by LA’s best known modernists: Schindler’s Wolfe House and Neutra’s Maslon House. The Forum presents laments for recently demolished houses by David Leclerc and Barbara Lamprecht, authorities on Schindler and […]

13 April, 2002 Richard Neutra designed a villa for Luella and Samuel Maslon in the upscale resort city of Rancho Mirage. Samuel died in 1988, Luella in July 2001. They were from Minnesota. This was their winter home. Escrow on […]

This annual series, taking place at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, has been an important showcase for emerging design talent in Los Angeles over the last ten years. This year’s lineup included artists and […]