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Goldman House

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1961, Richard J. Neutra. 3417 Southern Hills Dr.
  • (Richard Guy Wilson)
  • (Richard Guy Wilson)
  • (Richard Guy Wilson)
  • (Richard Guy Wilson)
  • (Richard Guy Wilson)

Set within a manicured upper-middle-class suburban site is this characteristic version of a rambling single-floor house by the California Modernist Richard J. Neutra. The horizontality of the design, reinforced by the thin, wide overhanging roof slab, is countered at the entrance by a vertical stone pylonlike wall. Windows on the street side are in narrow bands directly under the roof soffit. On the garden side of the house are extensive areas of floor-to-soffit fixed glass, and glass doors open onto terraces.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Goldman House", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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