Why Do Bad Guys Always Get The Best Houses?

The Sheats Goldstein Residence by John Lautner. Image © Jeff Green

In this interesting article for the Financial Times, Edwin Heathcote dissects two Hollywood homes that are infamous as the homes of slick movie bad guys. The Lovell Health House designed by Richard Neutra appeared in LA Confidential as the home of pornographer and pimp Pierce Patchett; the Sheats Goldstein Residence appeared in The Big Lebowski – again as the home of a pornographer – and was designed by none other than “Hollywood’s favourite architectJohn Lautner. Heathcote probes the two architects’ design influences and ideas, and of course offers an explanation as to why “”bad guys always seem to get the best houses“. You can read the full article here.

Cite: Stott, Rory. "Why Do Bad Guys Always Get The Best Houses?" 31 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 02 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=443814>
  • joe

    because they are more interesting.

  • fellow citizen

    Because good is dumb.

  • Sten

    Why is making pornography bad ?