Time to get your Lautner groove on. There are many events events in Los Angeles scheduled to celebrate John Lautner turning 100.
There is going to be a home tour on July 23, 2011 from 10am to 6pm. The tour will include Harpel House (1956), Jacobsen House (1947), Schwimmer House (1982), and the Sheats/Goldstein House (1963/1989)
Tickets are $100.
July 16, 2011 at 2pm
Stayin Alive: The Legacy of John Lautner
This panel, featuring architects and critics Michael Rotondi, Craig Hodgetts, and Sylvia Lavin, will look at Lautner's work, assessing its impact on the thinking and practice of architecture. It will be followed by a conversation on architectural preservation, featuring Frank Preusser, LACMA's Conservation Scientist, and Christopher Carr, Vice President of The John Lautner Foundation. The conversation will be moderated by Nicholas Olsberg, archivist, cultural historian, and co-curator of the 2008 exhibition Between Earth and Heaven, the Architecture of John Lautner.
A special Birthday Reception to officially commemorate "John Lautner Day" will follow the discussion at 4:30 pm. Brown Auditorium | Free, tickets required and available one hour before the program | Space is limited Image: Don Higgins © The John Lautner Foundation