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SCHINDLER'S PARADISE

Architectural Resistance
Thu, 07.08.2003–Sun, 07.12.2003

MAK Center L.A., Schindler House

Juried exhibition of 20 conceptual architectural proposals for the site adjacent to the Schindler House, West Hollywood.

In response to the prospect of yet another neighboring condominium complex, the MAK Center at the Schindler House invited architects worldwide to submit alternative visions designed to preserve the integrity of the landmark home. Schindler's Paradise: Architectural Resistance is an exhibition of twenty significant submitted projects. Three of these were premiered by an international jury.

Jury members Frank Gehry, architect, Los Angeles; Roberto Gottardi, architect of one of the acclaimed Cuban Art Schools outside Havana; Chris Burden, artist; Michael Asher, artist; Richard Koshalek, President of Pasadena's Art Center College of Design; Peter Noever, Director, MAK, Vienna; Carl Pruscha, Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna; Judith Sheine, Chair of the Architecture Department at Cal Poly, Pomona and author of two books on the work of R.M. Schindler.
 

Conceptual architectural proposals by - COOP HIMMELB(L)AU - Christophe Cornubert/PUSH - Odile Decq and Benoît Cornette* - Günther Domenig - Georg Driendl - Durfee/Regn - Eichinger oder Knechtl - Peter Eisenman* - Zaha Hadid Architects* - Sandrine von Klot - Andrea Lenardin-Madden - Mark Mack Architects - Eric Owen Moss - the Next ENTERprise - Dominique Perrault - Michael Rotondi - Bernard Sommer - Klaus Stattmann - Umbrella Organization - Lebbeus Woods

*premiered projects

Curator  Kimberli Meyer

MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

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West Hollywood, CA 90069

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Opening Hours

Wed–Sun 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Mon and Tue. MAK Center Bookstore is open seven days a week, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.


 

Guided Tours

at the weekend and by advance booking.


 

Admission

$7 / $6 students and seniors,
admission including Schindler by MAK guide $17 / $16 students and seniors

Free Admission
children under 12, Friends of the Schindler House, and Friends of the MAK Center; on Friday afternoons 4–6 p.m.; International Museum Day in May; and Schindler's Birthday, 10 September

FIRST FRIDAYS
Schindler House / Mackey Apartments & Garages / Fitzpatrick-Leland House:

The first Friday of every month,
11 a.m.–6 p.m., advance reservations required

Admission for all three houses,
incl. Schindler by MAK guide:
$50 / $42 students and seniors / $30 Friends of the Schindler House and Friends of the MAK Center

Admission Fitzpatrick-Leland House only, incl. Schindler by MAK guide:
$34 / $32 students and seniors / $20 Friends of the Schindler House and Friends of the MAK Center

Admission Mackey Apartments only,
incl. Schindler by MAK guide:
$17 / $16 students and seniors, free to Friends of the Schindler House and Friends of the MAK Center


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