Architects

  • A look at his famous, landmark homes featured in films, from the sexy James Bond pad in "Diamonds Are Forever" to the cult classic crib in "The Big Lebowski."   See the Gallery

  • Final Set Design. The cliffside home of Iron Man billionaire Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) was heavily influenced by John Lautner's glass and concrete ideas, according to concept artist Phil…   See the Image

  • The Chemosphere: Built for $140,000 in 1960, the 2,200-square-foot octagonal one-story is perhaps Lautner's most recognizable structure. It starred in the 1964 episode "The Duplicate Man"…   See the Image

  • Sheats-Goldstein House: The Big Lebowski (1998), Bandits (2000) and Charlie's Angeles: Full Throttle (2003) each used this photogenic location. Built between 1961 and 1963 in a style described as…   See the Image

  • Schaffer House: Another Living Room. Built in 1949, the midcentury clear-heart redwood, glass and red brick home embraced by oak trees showcases Lautner's mastery of indoor-outdoor living in the…   See the Image

  • Schaffer House: Built in 1949, the midcentury clear-heart redwood, glass and red brick home embraced by oak trees showcases Lautner's mastery of indoor-outdoor living in the Southern California. Used…   See the Image

  • Garcia House: Built on Point Dume in 1972, this 3,650-square-foot post-and-beam Malibu hide-away is on a secluded acre of land. It's simply gorgeous, with sandstone floors (heated!),…   See the Image

  • El Rod House: It's the most famous bachelor pad in the world, the Palm Springs spread that made Ian Fleming's James Bond the envy of married men and the object of female fantasy as portrayed by Sean…   See the Image

  • Architect Magazine's 61th annual Progressive Architecture Awards had some mind-bending unbuilt designs, from a 3-D honeycomb department store in Mexico City (take a look at this in the gallery), to a…   Read the Blog

  • Each year, Architect Magazine names Best-of- the-Best of the unbuilt projects for its Progressive Architecture Awards. Here's a look at 7 ingenious designs.   See the Gallery