Modern to Classic II

Residential Estates by Landry Design Group

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SpecificationsSKU: 90673Binding: Hardbound ISBN: 978-1-940743-29-5 Pages: 416 Publication Date: Publication date forthcoming Size: 11.5″ x 11.5″ Square World Rights: Available

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Modern to Classic II: Residential Estates by Landry Design Group explores the Los Angeles firm’s recent work, defined by an eclectic range of references and styles. Emphasizing the unique stories that inform each of the projects, the monograph’s 15 chapters—each dedicated to a single completed residence and opening with a conceptual sketch by principal Richard Landry—demystify the process behind creating the grand estates the firm has become known for. From a modern steel and glass aerie perched above L.A.’s Sunset Boulevard to a lakeside stone villa in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, the houses selected embody the spirit of those who inhabit them. A special section, Works in Progress, previews 25 current projects from the firm consistently sought for its ability to collaboratively intuit architectural styles, siting and materials in structures that innovatively reflect the area vernacular and elevate the imagination of their clients, who include celebrities, creatives, and industry leaders.

Founded by architect Richard Landry in 1987, Landry Design Group (LDG) has evolved into a multicultural organization of 45 respected professionals whose creative expertise results in extraordinary living environments. Landry is committed to a team-based approach and LDG reflects a culture of collaboration that clients, who are inherently part of the design process, appreciate. With projects in 17 countries, LDG is committed to finding creative solutions to design challenges that result in aesthetic achievement while enriching the client’s quality of life. LDG has repeatedly been honored by Architectural Digest on its Top 100 list, and its projects were named “Ultimate Home” five times by Robb Report.

Québec-born architect Richard Landry is fluent in a diverse range of genres, each of them rigorously researched and meticulously executed. While Landry has a great appreciation for traditional European styles, his passion for contemporary aesthetics—about half of his portfolio is modern—results in a versatility that accommodates a diverse clientele.

Erika Heet is the Editor-in-Chief of Interiors magazine. She is the former Los Angeles Editor of Dwell and the former Editorial Director of Dwell on Design, and spent years as a senior editor at Architectural Digest and Robb Report. Her writing has appeared in 1stdibs.com’s Introspective magazine and the Berkeley Fiction Review.

Paul Goldberger, who the Huffington Post called “the leading figure in architecture criticism,” received the Pulitzer Prize for his architecture criticism for The New York Times. He is the author of Why Architecture Matters and Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry, among other books. He is now a contributing editor at Vanity Fair.

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Binding

Hardbound

ISBN

978-1-940743-29-5

Pages

416

Publication date

Publication date forthcoming

Size

11.5" x 11.5" Square

World rights