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Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings

Leo Marmol
Sunday, May 3, 2009
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Episode Summary
The following six interviews, each approximately four minutes long, provide a series of different point of views for looking at the exhibition, Richard Neutra, Architect: Sketches and Drawings. Download and listen to all six of the interviews to hear unique perspectives on Richard Neutra as an architect and an artist.

Exhibits at the Central Library are made possible in part through a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.

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Participant(s) Bio
Leo Marmol, FAIA, is the Managing Principal of Marmol Radziner and Associates (MRA), a Los Angeles-based firm established in 1989 with Ron Radziner, FAIA. MRA is an architecture practice uniquely complemented by its growing construction department, with a reputation for its innovative design, sustainable architecture, and prolific restoration work. In 2004, the American Institute of Architects California Council named MRA its 2004 Firm of the Year. In 1998, the firm completed restoration of the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, originally designed in 1946 by Richard Neutra. In 2000, the firm completed the restoration of two other Neutra houses (the Lew and the Brown House), and restored Schindler's Elliot House. Most recently, MRA finished restoring two Cliff May houses and John Lautner's Garcia house. Mr. Marmol has lectured widely on the topic of architecture and restoration, and has participated in numerous conferences, symposia and panel discussions.


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