736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Ph. +1 415.655.7800
Fax +1 415.655.7815
Here’s some practical information in French on how and when to get there. Click “Informations pratiques (suite)” in the menu for the second page.
You must book in advance to visit. You can catch Big Blue Bus #9 straight there from Santa Monica, but you’ll need a map as it isn’t visible from the street. The house is in mint condition, and the interiors have been preserved from when the Eames lived there. If you’ve done a half decent sketch let them know a they are intending to publish a book of them (2006). The neighbour’s house is also by the Eames, you can peek over the fence.
Housed in the Maison La Roche (open to the public, along with Maison Jeanneret and Immeuble Molitor).
The Frank O. Gehry building responsible for the “Bilbao Effect” – ie one great building can boost an entire city’s economy.
An owner’s profile of her pyramid-roofed Guilford Bell house in Templestowe, Melbourne. Includes some photos.
Donovan Hill designed portable housing.
Worth a visit from time to time. Generally well-curated exhibitions in some interesting buildings by McGlashan Everist and, more recently, O’Connor and Houle.
A park by Diller Scofidio and Renfro, rambling through Manhattanon an otherwise dis-used elevated railway.