May 8th – 2010 Richard Neutra in Europe

Buildings and projects 1960 – 1970

From May 8-August 1, 2010, the exhibition Richard Neutra in Europe runs at the MARTa Herford Museum in Germany. Richard Neutra is one of the noted architects of the 20th Century, most-known for his mid-century modern villas in California. However his final creative years spent in Europe have been less studied. Last year, Iwan Baan documented all of Neutra’s projects in Europe, focusing on how the projects are being used by people today. The exhibition shows many buildings that had never before been documented, including the Pescher House in Wuppertal, created five years before the architect’s death in the same city. The exhibition of photographs and architecture models shape a greater understanding of Neutra’s cumulative vision in both completed and unrealized projects.
The exhibition will travel next to the Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel.

Buy the book here: Richard Neutra in Europa: Bauten und Projekte 1960 – 1970
Hubertus Adam, Klaus Leuschel

Structural Integrity and People, Too

By Fred A. Bernstein.

“During one three-week period recently Iwan Baan touched down in Amsterdam, Mexico City, Miami, New York, Milan, Rome, Tokyo, Medellín and Basel, where he photographed buildings designed by some of the world’s top architects, including Herzog & de Meuron, Rem Koolhaas and Toyo Ito. Along with Steven Holl, Thom Mayne and the Japanese firm Sanaa, they have helped turn Mr. Baan, 34, into almost certainly the most peripatetic architectural photographer in the world as well as one of the most widely published.

Just five years after he took up architectural photography, Mr. Baan is “remaking the genre,” said Charles Renfro, a partner in Diller Scofidio & Renfro.”

New York Times: Structural Integrity and People, Too