Arts & Architecture: December 1961

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Los Angeles: John D. Entenza, 1961. The influential West Coast architecture magazine known for its "Case Study Houses" Program in which in 1945 it proposed to "begin immediately the study, planning, actual design and construction of eight houses, each to fulfill the specifications of a special living problem in the Southern California area." The cover design and focus of the magazine at the time was revolutionary and a direct challenge to the prominence of the East Coast as the center of architecture in the U.S. This issue features Case Study House No. 24 by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick E. Emmons, the Harvard University Visual Arts Center by Le Corbusier, a house by Richard Neutra, the Unilever Building by Helmut Hentrich & Hubert Petschnigg, a house in Australia by Harry Seidler and a project for an Office Building by Stanley Tigermann, among other articles. Fine, light toning to interior pages.

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