In Residence: Mark Haddawy / Victoria Hely-Hutchinson / NOWNESS / 2017

In Residence: Mark Haddawy / Victoria Hely-Hutchinson / NOWNESS / 2017


Footnotes

"My initial thought was to keep the second story because I thought it might be nice to have that extra space," he says. "But after spending a little time here, I quickly realized that it was just wrong for the house -- completely wrong."

He took the house back to how Lautner first imagined it, he says, at a cost of about $500,000. "I was running crews up every day," he says. "And I'm the kind of guy who'll just jump in, even if I'm wearing flip-flops or a nice shirt, and start ripping things apart." ➡︎


Extras

◼︎ John Lautner's Harpel house, restored in fine style / Los Angeles Times

Outside John Lautner's Painstakingly Resurrected Harpel House / Adrian Glick Cudler / Curbed Los Angeles / 2011


Sources

▶︎ In Residence: Mark Haddawy / Victoria Hely-Hutchinson / NOWNESS / 2017

◼︎ Restored: John Lautner's Harpel house / Paul Young / Los Angeles Times / 2008


Sasha Grey / Richard Phillips / 2011

Sasha Grey / Richard Phillips / 2011

78 Malibu Colony Rd. / Interior Pixels / 2015

78 Malibu Colony Rd. / Interior Pixels / 2015