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Coveted by curators

John Lautner’s Chemosphere house in the Hollywood Hills. “My father’s wish was to have his archive available to architectural writers, students and homeowners,” says daughter Karol Lautner Peterson. (Julius Shulman Photography Archives, / J. Paul Getty Trust)
Architect Ray Kappe will move his life’s work from four rooms of his Pacific Palisades home to the Getty Research Institute. Complete bodies of work are rare, curators say, and competition to obtain them is fierce. Since December, the Getty has acquired the archives of Pierre Koenig, Lautner and Kappe. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
The Benton residence in Brentwood. (Marvin Rand)
The Case Study House No. 21 by Koenig, whose archive arrived at the Getty Center last year. (Julius Shulman Photography Archives, / J. Paul Getty Trust)
Kappe’s drawing of the Borghei/Cookston house in Pacific Palisades which he designed in 1977. (Ray Kappe)
The Borghei/Cookston house in Pacific Palisades. (Ray Kappe)