They don’t call them starchitects for nothing – although I suspect were he still on this mortal coil John Lautner, genius architect, would cringe at the tag.
Another of his bold, sweeping, powerful statements is on the market in LA at the moment. On the perfect hilly outcrop The Silvertop house has familiar arcs that excite those of us who would sell a limb to be able to live inside, beside or even opposite one of his homes.
Amazingly (considering the crazy property prices in Sydney) this is only looking for about $8m. It’s three beds, so it doesn’t fall into that American Mausoleum Mansion style that attracts new money. This is a home.
See my studio wrap with more pics online at http://www.news.com.au/video/id-YwcGVybzrtzxOsFM1WffcGoHbKzsk5a9/Gothic-or-Mid-Century-Modern-