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Thursday, 31 August 2006

The house where James lives

Dear Shaded Viewers,

James Goldstein's three story villa was originally built in the l960's. He bought the house designed by John Lautner in l972 and has been remodelling it ever since. He believes that architecture should constantly be evolving and always has scale models that architects pupose for the next transformation. He worked closely on the house with John Lautner until his death and is a firm believer in big ideas and a big imagination. From the bedroom you have a 180 degree panoramic view of downtown Los Angeles. Gigantic glass walls give a view of the swimming pool and the ocean. One of the glass walls is the wall behind Gentlemen Jim's bed. Imagine what that must be like when someone is swimming in it. I asked Cherry Vanilla and Arlene Pachasa to go and visit so that I could have a nice document of how I would dream to live.
StepsMoreviewRoomwithaviewBythepoolPyrimidOnebedroomSkyspaceDoor
all photos by Arlene Pachasa Art Direction-Cherry Vanilla

Later, Diane

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would love to shoot an editorial there, but I feel I might spend too much time just wanderig around in the garden

Posted by: sunster | Sep 1, 2006 10:25:22 AM

Amazing! are there any secret passages?

Posted by: joseph | Aug 31, 2006 11:15:06 PM

Totally

Posted by: DPDP | Aug 31, 2006 9:37:04 PM

This is very OO7, no? J'adore!

Posted by: filep motwary | Aug 31, 2006 8:50:45 PM

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