Neutra References

Primary Materials About Neutra


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Books and Articles By Neutras


Neutra, Dione. Richard Neutra, Promise and Fulfillment (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986).


Neutra, Dion. The Neutras Then and Later (Barcelona: Triton, 2012).


Neutra, Dione, Dion Neutra and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. School of Environmental Design. Richard Neutra: travel sketches (Pomona: School of Environmental Design, Cal Poly University, 1986).


Neutra, Raymond. Neutra Territory: The Creative Architects Study, Dwell (July 2007).


Neutra, Raymond. “Remembering Julius Shulman,” DWELL (November 2009), 26.


Neutra, Richard. Architecture of Social Concern (Sao Paolo: Todtmann, 1948).


Neutra, Richard. Building with Nature (Naturnahes bauen) (New York: Universe Books, 1971).


Neutra, Richard. Life and Human Habitat. Mensch und Wonen (Stuttgart: A. Koch, 1956).


Neutra, Richard. Life and Shape (New York: Appleton-Century Croft, 1962).


Neutra, Richard. Mysteries and Realities of the Site (Scarborough: Morgan Press, 1951).


Neutra, Richard. Pflanzen Wasser Steine Licht (Berlin: Parey Verlag, 1974).


Neutra, Richard. Survival Through Design (New York: Oxford Press, 1954).


Neutra, Richard. Wie Baut Amerika? (Stuttgart: Julius Hoffmann’s Verlag, 1927).


Neutra, Richard. World and Dwelling (New York: Universe Books, 1962).


Neutra, Richard Joseph. Building with nature. New York: Universe Books, 1971.


Neutra, Richard Joseph and Dion Neutra. Bauen und die Sinneswelt (Berlin and Hamburg: Parey, 1980).


Neutra, Richard and William Marlin, eds. Nature Near (Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1989).


Books About Neutra


Boesiger, Willi, ed. Richard Neutra, 1950-1960, Buildings and Projects (New York: Praeger, 1959).


Boesiger, Willi, ed. Richard Neutra 1960-1966, Buildings and Projects (New York: Praeger, 1967).


Boesiger, Willi, ed. Richard Neutra, Buildings and Projects (Zurich: Girsberger Verlag, 1950).


Castillo, José Vela and Richard Joseph Neutra. Richard Neutra: un lugar para el orden: un estudio sobre la arquitectura natural. (Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla, 2003).


The Drawings of Richard Neutra: a centennial exhibition by the University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles, Library, Department of Special Collections (Los Angeles: UCLA, 1992).


Drexler, Arthur and Thomas S. Hines. The Architecture of Richard Neutra: From International Style to California Modern (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1982).


Exner, Hermann and Dione Neutra, Richard and Dion Neutra, Architects and Associates. Pflanzen, Wasser, Steine, Licht (Berlin and Hamburg: Parey, 1974).


Ford, James and Katherine Morrow Ford. The Modern House in America (New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1940).


Harmon, Robert B. Richard J. Neutra and the blending of house and nature in American architecture: a selected bibliography. Monticello, IL: Vance Bibliographies, 1980.


Hines, Thomas. Architecture of the Sun: Modernism in Los Angeles 1913-1970 (New York: Rizzoli, 2010).


Hines, Thomas S. “Disciples and Masters: Schindler, Neutra, Wright,” in Alan Hess, Wright: The Houses (New York Rizzoli, 2005).


Hines, Thomas S. Richard Neutra and the Search for Modern Architecture (New York: Rizzoli, 2005).


Hitchcock, Henry Russell and Philip Johnson. The International Style: Architecture Since 1922 (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1932).


Kauffman, Frank. “The Spiritual Legacy of Kees van der Leeuw,” in Van Nelle, Monument in Progress, A.M. Backer, D. Camp and M. Dicke,  eds. (Rotterdam: Uitgeverij De Hef Publishers, 2005).


Koeper, Frederick. The Richard and Dion Neutra VDL Research House I and II (Pomona: California State Polytechnic University, 1985).


Kraigher House by Richard Neutra, Brownsville, Texas (University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas: Southmost College, 2008).


Lamprecht, Barbara Mac. Richard Neutra Complete Works (Peter Goessel, ed.) (Cologne: Taschen, 2000).


Lavin, Sylvia. Form Follows Libido (Boston: MIT Press 2004).


Leet, Stephen. Richard Neutra’s Miller House (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2004).


Leuschel, Klaus. Richard Neutra in Europe (Heford: Dumont-Marta: 2010).


Lorenzen, Sarah and David Hartwell: Neutra VDL Studio and Residences (Los Angeles: Plasmatic Concepts, 2012).


Malgrave, Harry Francis. The Architect’s Brain (Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).


McCoy, Esther  Richard Neutra  ( New York, Braziler 1960)


McCoy, Esther. Vienna to Los Angeles: Two Journeys (Santa Monica: Arts and Architecture Press, 1979).



Neumann, Dietrich. Richard Neutra’s Windshield House (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001). NOTE THIS BOOK CONTAINS A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RJ NEUTRA'S ARTICLES.


Peltakian, Danielle J. Demonstrating modernism: Richard Neutra’s early model houses (thesis). Riverside, CA: University of California, Riverside, 2012.


Reina, Corrado, Richard Joseph Neutra, Politecnico di Milano, Laboratorio di documentazione del progetto moderno. Richard Neutra: guida bio-bibliografica. Firenze: Alinea, 1997.


Rodriguez, Eduardo Luis, Richard Joseph Neutra and Roberto Burle Marx. Modernidad tropical: Neutra, Burle Marx y Cuba: la casa de Schulthess. Habana: Embajada de Suiza en Cuba, 2007.

Sack, Manfred. Richard Neutra. Zürich: Artemis, 1994.


Sakamoto, Timothy. VDL Research House: Richard Neutra’s Studio and Residence (Pomona: Cal Poly Pomona Ind-Press Productions, 2007). 


Stark, Ulrike. Architekten, Richard Neutra. Stuttgart: IRB-Verlag, 1990.


Wandel-Hoefer, Rena. Zur Architektur Richard Neutras: eine Analyse seines theoretischen Werkes und der Umsetzung in seinen Bauten (doctoral thesis) (Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, 1989).