Category Archives: Sun Seekers book

Tours of Richard Neutra’s Health House

To see this remarkable house in Los Feliz featured on the cover of the Sun Seekers book and built by Richard Neutra for naturopathic doctor Philip M. Lovell and his family in 1929, visit https://www.lhhtours.com/  Scenes below from the 90th

Tours of Richard Neutra’s Health House

To see this remarkable house in Los Feliz featured on the cover of the Sun Seekers book and built by Richard Neutra for naturopathic doctor Philip M. Lovell and his family in 1929, visit https://www.lhhtours.com/  Scenes below from the 90th

Press for Sun Seekers: The Cure of California

Press Excerpts Selected “Top 25 Books of 2019” by Hyperallergic. “In this excellent book, Lyra Kilston reveals how the open architecture of European sanatoriums influenced the homes nestled in Southern California’s hills, such as Richard Neutra’s famous Lovell Health House. From

Press for Sun Seekers: The Cure of California

Press Excerpts Selected “Top 25 Books of 2019” by Hyperallergic. “In this excellent book, Lyra Kilston reveals how the open architecture of European sanatoriums influenced the homes nestled in Southern California’s hills, such as Richard Neutra’s famous Lovell Health House. From

News & Events

Upcoming Events -Likeminds Camp, March 27-29, 2020 Tickets on sale now.   -Speaker at the conference “California Dreaming. Richard Neutra and the Significance of Californian Modernity,” Wein Museum, Vienna, April, 2020     Links to Press  US Modernist podcast Los

News & Events

Upcoming Events -Likeminds Camp, March 27-29, 2020 Tickets on sale now.   -Speaker at the conference “California Dreaming. Richard Neutra and the Significance of Californian Modernity,” Wein Museum, Vienna, April, 2020     Links to Press  US Modernist podcast Los

Chairs for Health

After interviewing medical staff and patients, Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino, also an architect, meticulously co-designed the interior of the Paimio sanatorium in southwest Finland, from door handles that would not catch the sleeve of a doctor’s coat, to

Chairs for Health

After interviewing medical staff and patients, Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino, also an architect, meticulously co-designed the interior of the Paimio sanatorium in southwest Finland, from door handles that would not catch the sleeve of a doctor’s coat, to

Youth Heliotherapy

Leah Lovell and Pauline Schindler ran a progressive school together in the 1920s. This image shows them in a sundrenched garden in Los Angeles, holding hands in a circle with several children (including two sons of the photographer Edward Weston).

Youth Heliotherapy

Leah Lovell and Pauline Schindler ran a progressive school together in the 1920s. This image shows them in a sundrenched garden in Los Angeles, holding hands in a circle with several children (including two sons of the photographer Edward Weston).

Physical Culture magazine

Bernarr Macfadden was a vegetarian bodybuilder and publisher whose widely popular magazine, Physical Culture, (founded in 1899) promoted exercise, fasting, temperance, unprocessed foods, and virility. Macfadden’s origins were intoxicating, especially to a young person seeking to remake themselves. Orphaned by an

Physical Culture magazine

Bernarr Macfadden was a vegetarian bodybuilder and publisher whose widely popular magazine, Physical Culture, (founded in 1899) promoted exercise, fasting, temperance, unprocessed foods, and virility. Macfadden’s origins were intoxicating, especially to a young person seeking to remake themselves. Orphaned by an