Interview of Harwell Hamilton Harris
The interview follows a chronological format, tracing Harris's life and career up to his move from Los Angeles in the late forties. Several areas of interest are discussed in detail. Aside from basic biographical information, considerable attention is given to the influence growing up in California had on Harris's architectural concepts. There is also some discussion of the architectural history of Los Angeles up to World War II, followed by detailed discussions and remembrances of Richard Neutra, Rudolf Schindler and Frank Lloyd Wright. Other areas of discussion which break up the chronological order concern Harris's views on particular styles of architecture, on architect/client relations, the use of materials, and the effects of technology on architecture.