A film by Justin Neutra, the grandson of famed modern architect, Richard Neutra.
"As an architect, my life has been governed by the goal of building environmental harmony, functional efficiency, and human enhancement into the experience of everyday living. These things go together, constituting the cause of architecture, and a life devoted to their realization cannot be an easy one…
I have been privileged, or perhaps doomed, to eschew simpler, lighter burdens. Shaping man’s surroundings entails a lot more than spatial, structural, mechanical, and other technical considerations—certainly a lot more than pontificating about matters of style. Our organic well-being is dependent on a wholesome, salubrious environment. Therefore exacting attention has to be paid to our intricate sensory world.”
Dion Neutra speaking about the Kronish House and the threat of demolition.
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