Leo Marmol and Ron Radziner will discuss their new book, Site: Marmol Radziner in the Landscape (Princeton Architectural Press), on Thursday, September 12, at Heath Ceramics in San Francisco, and Saturday, November 9, at Arcana: Books on the Arts in Culver City. Site is available in bookstores September 17. More information here.
Our new book, Site: Marmol Radziner in the Landscape (Princeton Architectural Press) celebrates the interweaving of nature and architecture across two decades of work. With a foreword by Mona Simpson, the book focuses on nineteen homes in relation to their site: canyon, desert, urban, and woodland. Creative direction and book design by Robin Cottle. Available in bookstores September 17. More information here.
The Mojave Desert Land Trust has appointed Design Partner Ron Radziner to its board of directors. The Mojave Desert Land Trust is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to protect and care for lands with natural, scenic, and cultural value within the Mojave Desert. Read the press release here. Photo courtesy Mojave Desert Land Trust.
Our reproductions of R.M. Schindler’s Kings Road Group furniture will be on view as part of the MAK Center’s exhibit “Pin-up: A Designed Tribute to Schindler’s L.A.” The exhibit is by appointment only at the Fitzpatrick-Leland House in Laurel Canyon, January 11 – February 11, 2018. More information here.
Leo Marmol, FAIA, will speak at the day-long “Desert Constellations: Art and Mythologies” symposium held at the Palm Springs Art Museum Annenberg Theater on March 11, 2017. This collaborative event with Desert X will discuss the history and influences of desert environment on arts and culture. Further information here.
Leo Marmol, FAIA, will participate in the panel “Midcentury for the 21st Century: Creating and Maintaining an Iconic Style” at the Palm Springs Art Museum Annenberg Theater on February 19, 2017. Leo will join ELLE Decor Editor in Chief Michael Boodro and author/historian Steven Price. Purchase tickets here.
Leo Marmol, FAIA, will participate in the panel “Sheltering Art” at Flexform SF on September 28, 2016. Leo will join architects Joshua Aidlin and Mark Jensen in a discussion, moderated by San Francisco Cottages & Gardens Editor-in-Chief Alisa Carroll, about designing spaces for art. Visit Flexform SF.
Kronish House has received an Honor Award in the residential category of the 2016 American Society of Landscape Architects Professional Awards.
Kronish House received an award in the preservation category of the Los Angeles Business Council’s 46th annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards.
The Kaufmann House is featured in the free exhibition “Before and After Fallingwater: Benno Jannsen’s and Richard Neutra’s Houses for the Kaufmanns,” open through January 2017.