The development of the concordance. He was a designer for pereira luckman for two years from 1952 to 1954.
A 1952 graduate of usc s school of architecture thornton ladd worked as a designer for pereira and luckman before establishing his own firm in 1954.
Thornton ladd. He attended the university of southern california where he graduated with his bachelor s degree in architecture in 1952. An accomplished pianist from a young age thornton s creative interests were encouraged and fueled by a family interest in art and aesthetics strongly influenced by his mother s passion for collecting japanese arts and crafts. Thornton ladd lillian b ladd residence hilltop house.
Jung institute in los angeles. Ladd kelsey designed the award winning thought provoking and controversial pasadena art museum to house the institution s large and prestigious contemporary art collection. The asking price is 3 99 million.
Thornton ladd designed his own residence on the site located downhill from his mother s house yet fully integrated into the project s whole plan. A one idea one motive building it is a steel framed rectangle with. 37 beautiful of thornton ladd pic.
A mid century pasadena home designed in 1962 by modernist architects thornton ladd and john kelsey for kelsey s family is for sale. Pasadena art museum photo by wayne thom courtesy of usc libraries. Thornton was an active member of the library and bookstore committee at the c g.
His studio like home was a sophisticatedly simple yet complex design compared to his mother s home above. This program was developed by thornton ladd who was a well known southern california architect. Thornton ladd the kelsey house designed in 1962 by john kelsey and thornton ladd lillian b ladd residence hilltop house thornton ladd designed this for his mother while still in thornton ladd john kelsey ladd kelsey noble places ð open saturday 1 4pm 1 399 900 the bodger residence.
In 1954 ladd opened his own firm thornton ladd associates. Thornton ladd was a quiet yet visionary creative. Pasadena art museum 1969 pasadena ca.
Based in pasadena california ladd kelsey won high profile commissions early on assisted in part by ladd s family connections. 1 ainsworth earns first crew honors in sky em league marshfield sophomore mason ainsworth was named. Thornton ladd was born in portland oregon on january 29 1924.
Thornton ladd brought to the table strong conceptual and romantic composition skills while john kelsey s deep talent in form volume and light as well as business acumen allowed the firm to grow. One of ladd s earliest solo commissions.