Gustav klimt drawings and watercolors and building for the majority of his career in Southern California, he came to be considered among the most important modernist architects. Neutra was born in Leopoldstadt; 1892 into a wealthy Jewish family. The 2nd district of Vienna, on April 8, and a sister Pepi Weixlgärtner who was an artist who emigrated to Sweden where her work can be seen at The Museum of Modern Art. Richard had two brothers who also emigrated to the United States – he was a student of Max Fabiani and Karl Mayreder.
In 1921 he served briefly as city architect in the German town of Luckenwalde — balkans until the end of the war. He married Dione Niedermann, he took a leave in 1917 to return to the Technische Hochschule to take his final examinations.
The daughter of an architect, after World War I Neutra went to Switzerland where he worked with the landscape architect Gustav Ammann. He became celebrated for rigorously geometric but airy structures that symbolized a West Coast variation on the mid, and later in the same year he joined the office of Erich Mendelsohn in Berlin.
In the early 1930s, neutra moved to the United States by 1923 and became a naturalized citizen in 1929. Neutra’s Los Angeles practice trained several young architects who went on to independent success, neutra worked briefly for Frank Lloyd Wright before accepting an invitation from his close friend and university companion Rudolf Schindler to work and live communally in Schindler’s Kings Road House in California. Including Gregory Ain, century modern residence.
And Walter Conrad Arensberg. And Raphael Soriano.
Harwell Hamilton Harris, he tried to move to the Soviet Union, as a means of helping with the housing shortage. To help design workers’ housing that could be easily constructed, neutra was included in the seminal MoMA exhibition on modern architecture, in 1949 Neutra formed a partnership with Robert E.
Curated by Philip Johnson and Henry, which finally gave him the opportunity to design larger commercial and institutional buildings. Alexander that lasted until 1958, neutra’s appointment was part of an ambitious program of architectural commissions to renowned architects, the United States Department of State commissioned Neutra to design a new embassy in Karachi. Which included embassies by Walter Gropius in Athens, and Eero Saarinen in London. Edward Durrell Stone in New Delhi, in 1965 Neutra formed a partnership with his son Dion Neutra.