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Architecture + Design Film Festival: Windshield: A Vanished Vision

Sunday, May 7 / 7 pm
Directed by Elissa Brown
2016, USA, 47 min

In 1936 Richard Neutra designed a summer home for John Nicholas Brown II. This new documentary tells its touching story from a family perspective; most notably by J. Carter Brown III, a charismatic champion of art and architecture who grew up in the house.

Plays With: VDL Research House: Richard Neutra’s Studio and Residence / Directed by Timothy Sakamoto, 2007, USA, 40 min / This film carries viewers on a detailed tour of this Richard J. Neutra’s structure and evaluates the way in which many of its structural and aesthetic aspects can be viewed as commentaries on various phases of his career.

Sponsored by Unit 7 Architecture Inc. 

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Windshield: A Vanished Vision lands us in the 1930’s to reveal an intimate portrait of a patrician couple, a leading modern architect, and the story of the ill-fated house that they create. John Nicholas Brown's fascination with modernism, innovation and the rapidly-evolving American building scene spurs him to commission what he hopes will be a distinguished monument in the history of architecture.
-Elissa Brown
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