Neutra, Dion

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Richard Neutra was born in Vienna, Austria in1892 and moved to the U.S. with his bride in 1923. He eventually joined his college friend, noted architect Rudolf Schindler, in Southern California. Neutra's work through the 1930s and 1940s advanced the International style, leading to the creation of his masterwork, the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, in 1946-47. He died on April 16, 1970.

Dion Neutra was born in California in 1926. He graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California, then went to work at the family firm, Richard and Dion Neutra Architecture, where his current interest and principal focus is to work on the preservation and adaptation of Neutra projects.

From the description of Neutra Collection, c. 1950 (Palm Springs Public Library). WorldCat record id: 304563842

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creatorOf Neutra, Dion, 1926-. Neutra Collection, c. 1950 California Polytechnic State University, Robert E. Kennedy Library, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
referencedIn Peter Blake architectural records and papers, 1910-2006, (bulk 1980-2002) Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Department of Drawings & Archives,
referencedIn Thomas S. Hines interviews regarding Richard J. Neutra, 1972-1980 Getty Research Institute, Research Library
referencedIn Richard and Dion Neutra Papers, 1925-1970 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
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associatedWith Blake, Peter, 1920-2006 person
associatedWith Hines, Thomas S. person
associatedWith Neutra, Dione Niedermann, 1901-1990. person
associatedWith Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970 person
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California--Los Angeles
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Architects--Correspondence
Architecture--History--20th century
Architecture--20th century
Architects--Biographies
International style (Architecture)
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Birth 1926-10-08

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