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The Feed

Dutton Architects' FEED showcases a compilation of recent news items, Instagram photos, GRIDS-blog posts, as well as a slideshow of featured images.

Shouts & Murmers

News and events, accolades and observations, shouts and murmurs, regarding Dutton Architects.

  • AIA Award for Grey Gardens

    John Dutton, and Barbara Bestor (of Bestor Architecture), won a Next LA award from the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) for their collaboration on their new senior housing prototype for the emerging baby-boom generation that is healthier, more social, active, and urban than previous generations.

  • Silver Lake Guest Pavilion Design

    Dutton Architects has completed a design for a guest pavilion and meditation  room on a spectacular site on top of Micheltorena Avenue in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.

  • Dutton teaches in Japan

    John Dutton taught in Japan for USC’s AALU (Asian Architecture and Landscape Urbanism) program his fall, where he brought students to Kyoto, Kanagawa, Takyama, and Tokyo.  They analyzed the architecture and urbanism of these cities, and visited internationally renown design studios such as SANAA.

  • John Dutton presents Grey Gardens at Dwell on Design

    John Dutton and Barbara Bestor presented their Grey Gardens concept for senior housing at Dwell On Design 2015.  They discussed the history and evolution of California modern housing, and presented their project as an urban alternative for baby boomers instead of the warehouses of elderly in the desert.

  • LA Greenways Presented at Dwell Conference

    John Dutton presented his award-winning proposal for the transformation of Los Angeles freeways into a new network of Greenways.  In place of the ribbons of freeway concrete will be transit, bike lanes, recreational parks, community gardens, multi-modal stations, and vertical gardens.

  • Dutton’s Studio Masterplans Istanbul Waterfront

    This spring, John Dutton taught a combined architecture and landscape studio at USC focusing on Eminonu waterfront in the historic center of Istanbul.

  • Dutton Architects submits entry for WHO Headquarters

    Dutton Architects submitted an entry for the international competition to design the new headquarters of the World Health Organization.

    For more information see the WHO project page.

  • Beverly Hills house completed

    Dutton Architects recently completed a major renovation of a 1960’s post and beam house in the hills of Beverly Hills.

Instagram Feed

Below are the most recent visual observations of buildings and places, form and space, people and landscape.  In short, whatever catches John’s eye. Please visit Dutton Architects’ Instagram page for the full IG history.

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GRIDS blog

John Dutton’s blog investigating the places where architecture meets urbanism: historical examples of city-making as well as commentaries on contemporary urbanism.

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