Arts & Architecture: July 1963; Vol. 80, No. 7
The influential West Coast architecture magazine known for its “Case Study Houses” Program in which in 1945 it proposed to “begin immediately the study, planning, actual design and construction of eight houses, each to fulfill the specifications of a special living problem in the Southern California area.” The cover design and focus of the magazine at the time was revolutionary and a direct challenge to the prominence of the East Coast as the center of architecture in the U.S.
This issue features articles on fountains, a weekend house near Paris by Yves Roa, an exhibition booth by Pierre Konig, an addition to Case Study House No. 26 by David Thorne, an apartment building by PACE Associates, a church by Albert C. Martin & Associates and a Japanese Youth Center by Kunio Mayekawa & Associates, among other articles. Item #219.