Alan Hess

Alan Hess is an architect and historian. He is the San Jose Mercury News' architecture critic and has written eighteen books on Modern architecture and urbanism in the mid-twentieth century; subjects include John Lautner, Oscar Niemeyer, the Ranch House, Googie architecture, Las Vegas, and Palm Springs.

 


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Schindler Goes Hollywood

THE OLD NARRATIVE EXPLAINING CALIFORNIA design is roughly this: European Moderns planted the seeds of an avant-garde, technology-based design community when ...


Schindler Goes Hollywood Part II

continued from Part 1, here]   IF ONE DESIGNER SYMBOLIZES the reality of California diversity — and our struggle to come ...

Schindler Goes Hollywood Part II
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