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Walstrom House by John Lautner

Walstrom House by John Lautner
October 13th, 2011 John Lautner was a California based architect that built very inspiring public buildings and private residences. The Walstrom house was constructed in 1969 into the side of a hill in the Santa Monica mountains just outside of Los Angeles. Photos by Jon Buono Related:  honhan

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