© Dion Neutra 2001
Dion Neutra, architect June 5, 2011
Ultimate CAD Program Final
2001. It’s come and gone. This was the future as visualized a third of a century ago in the computer dominated world of 2001-A space Odyssey the film by Stanley Kubrick. Have we reached these heights on schedule? [#1]
While the answer to this must still be a conditional ‘no’, there is no doubt that there is a world of difference in all aspects of our lives because of the proliferation and development of the computer as we know it, and the future is evolving more rapidly than ever.
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April 9, 2011
Remarks made by Dion Neutra on the occasion of the reunion celebrating 85 years of practice by the Neutra architectural family; first started by his father and continued on by him since 1970, an additional 41 years to date. The remarks were made on Saturday afternoon, April 9, 2011 at the Eagle Rock Recreation Center at 1100 Eagle Vista Dr.
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April 8, 2011
Remarks made by Dion Neutra on the occasion of the reunion celebrating 85 years of practice by the Neutra architectural family; first started by his father and continued on by him since 1970, an additional 41 years to date. The remarks were made on Friday eve, April 8, 2011 at the Eagle Rock Recreation Center at 1100 Eagle Vista Dr. on the occasion of Richard Neutra’s 119th birthday.
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April 8, 2011
I’m Dion Neutra successor to the Neutra Practice at 85. I’ll be introducing our panel this morning with a brief overview for each. Let me complete that and then call for a round of applause for their efforts to get here, in one case all the way from Boston just for US!
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Dion Neutra’s latest Challenge!
The world famous firm recently celebrated its 85th Anniversary!
The events occurred on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, 2011. Raw footage was shot on mini DV tape. Needed is a volunteer or two; to edit the raw footage of the events, and provide post production ideas to create one or more shows. See the Bulletins section of the website for more details. This was an important occasion, since it may never be repeated again; at least not in that format.
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April 9, 2006
Eagle Rock Recreation Center
Eagle Rock, Los Angeles
Remarks prepared by Dion Neutra on the occasion of the office reunion celebrating 80 years of practice by the Neutra architectural family; first started by his father and continued on by him since 1970, an additional 36 years to date. The remarks were made on Sunday afternoon, April 9, 2006 at the the Eagle Rock Recreation Center Building at Eagle Rock Park, L.A.
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Talks for BOSCH AND SIEMENS HOME APPLIANCE GROUP showrooms in Dallas/Houson, TX 2/21/06
This year marks the 80th year in practice for our firm; I’m fresh from surveying an early project of ours in Brownsville; the Kraigher House of 1937, the earliest International Style residence built in Texas, and still the most distinguished house in Brownsville.
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October 28th 2004
421 Oak St. Fire Station
The following is the text used by Elaine Wilkerson, Planning Director of Glendale in her introduction of Dion as panelist in a Public Forum held in Glendale, CA at the 421 Oak St. Fire station on October 28, 2004. The Forum was entitled “Smart Growth in Glendale”. Beside Elaine, there were present the Mayor of Burbank and several members of the planning team of the City of Glendale. Each panelist was to speak for 10 minutes, have a general discussion and allow time for Questions from the audience.
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June 28, 2004. Los Angeles Times Magazine
Re: Gettysburg Cyclorama Center
Mark Rozzo hits the nail on the head when he asks ‘Who Chooses History’ [June 27 Cyclorama feature]. He also asks why I don’t just put up a white flag and move on?
Here’re my thoughts to supplement his excellent piece. I can’t get past the impertinance of later day experts who purport to second guess their forebearers who decided in their wisdom where to place this container for the painting whose point of view is exactly where the building was located!
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