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People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler

People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler Luanne Bradley Procurers of these 20th-century inside-outside, flat-roofed dwellings are referred to as Eichler-holics who won’t live anywhere else. Realtor-turned-filmmaker Monique Lombardelli brings their experience home while shedding light on a Northern California architectural movement in her new documentary, People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler .   “One reason why I respect him so much is how he changed the game completely,” Lombardelli says in describing the 11,000 airy dwellings the former dairy salesman erected, the majority in the San Francisco Bay Area aided by A

Dwell on Design » A Peek at Sunnylands Estate

by Jaime Gillin A highlight of Sunday's programming at Dwell on Design is sure to be our panel on Sunnylands—also known as the sprawling, A. Quincy Jones–designed Annenberg estate in Palm Springs, which has hosted many presidents and other luminaries over the years. The place recently underwent a modern makeover, with a sustainable new visitor's center, a renovated historic residence, and a green approach to the landscape—goodbye sprawling golf course, hello 50,000-plant desert garden