Related Materials

Project Publications
"Charles and Ray Eames: Modern Living in a Postwar Era" by Kyle Normandin in Docomomo Journal Vol. 46, no. 1, 2012.

Articles in Conservation Perspectives, The GCI Newsletter
The Eames House: Conserving a California Icon (Spring 2013)
Conserving Modern Architecture Issue (Spring 2013)
Eames House Conservation (Spring 2012)

GCI Publications
Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage, A Bibliography. Second Edition
An extensive subject bibliography on the conservation of modern architectural materials.
Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative Brochure
An overview of this comprehensive research and implementation program. (PDF, 4pp., 3MB)

Modern Architecture Playlist on YouTube
Lecture and project videos related to 20th-century architecture, its reuse, and conservation. Includes videos with Thomas Beeby, Juergen Mayer H., Rafael Moneo, Richard Rogers, and Denise Scott Brown.

TED Talk
Eames Demetrios: The Design Genius of Charles + Ray Eames

Time-Lapse Video
Charles and Ray Eames' living room makes an interim home at LACMA. The midcentury legends' untouched living room is relocated and reassembled, piece by piece, at LACMA. (Los Angeles Times article)

Other Articles and Documents
Case Study House for 1949: Designed by Charles Eames, by C. Eames. Arts and Architecture 66 (12): 26-39, 1949.
Announcement: The Case Study House Program by John Entenza. Arts and Architecture 62 (1): 37-41, 1945.
National Historic Landmark Nomination: Eames House, prepared by Historic Resources Group.

(Based on bibliography included in the NHL nomination and in Kirkham 1995)
Case Study House for 1949: the plan. 1949. Arts and Architecture 66 (5): 38-39.

Case Study House for 1949: the steel frame. 1949. Arts and Architecture 66 (3): 30-31.

Albrecht, Donald. 1997. The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention. New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with the Library of Congress and the Vitra Design Museum.

Banham, Reyner. 2009. Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies. Berkeley, CA; London: University of California Press.

Demetrios, Eames. 2001. An Eames Primer. London: Thames & Hudson. Eames, Charles. 1949. Merit specified Case Study House 1949. Arts and Architecture 66 (12): 8-11.
Eames, Charles, Ray Eames, and Ralph Caplan. 1976. Connections, The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, December 7, 1976-February 6, 1977. [Los Angeles]: UCLA Art Council.

Entenza, John, Barbara Goldstein, and Esther McCoy. 1990. Arts & Architecture: The Entenza Years. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Kirkham, Pat. 1995. Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

McCoy, Esther. 1977. Case Study Houses, 1945-1962. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls.
Neuhart, John, Charles Eames, Ray Eames, and Marilyn Neuhart. 1989. Eames Design: The Work of the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. New York: H.N. Abrams.

Smith, Elizabeth A. T., and Esther McCoy. 1998. Blueprints for Modern Living: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses. 1st MIT pbk. ed. Los Angeles, Cambridge, Mass.: Museum of Contemporary Art ; MIT Press.

Steele, James, Charles Eames, and Ray Eames. 1994. Eames House: Charles and Ray Eames. Architecture in detail. London: Phaidon.

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Last updated: November 2013