"Place Man in relationship to Nature; that's where he developed and where he feels most at home!" Richard Neutra; Richard Joseph Neutra is considered one of the world's most influential modern architects. His innovative and open design express the freedom from conventions that may find in Southern California."
This work is Taschen's 25th anniversary - special edition! Born and raised in Vienna, Richard Neutra (1872-1970) came to America early in his career, settling in California. His influence on post-war architecture is undisputed, the sunny climate and rich landscape being particularly suited to his cool, sleek modern style. Neutra had a keen appreciation for the relationship between people and nature; his trademark plate glass walls and ceilings which turn into deep overhangs have the effect of connecting the indoors with the outdoors. Neutra's ability to incorporate technology, aesthetics, science, and nature into his designs him recognition as one of Modernist architecture's greatest talents.
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