Posts tagged william l. pereira

Never Built: Los Angeles

Pereira and Luckman’s 1952 design for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) called for a glass-enclosed central terminal, with a world map etched on the central column. Their original plan died because the city’s Building Department found it too radical, the cost of air-conditioning would have been exorbitant and the airlines wanted their own individual terminals.

Never Built: Los Angeles

Pereira and Luckman’s 1952 design for Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) called for a glass-enclosed central terminal, with a world map etched on the central column. Their original plan died because the city’s Building Department found it too radical, the cost of air-conditioning would have been exorbitant and the airlines wanted their own individual terminals.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, William L. Pereira, 1965 — Julius Shulman

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, William L. Pereira, 1965 — Julius Shulman

Convair Astronautics, Pereira & Luckman, San Diego, California, 1958 — Julius Shulman

Convair Astronautics, Pereira & Luckman, San Diego, California, 1958 — Julius Shulman