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The Bernard Judge papers span 40 linear feet and date from circa 1959 to circa 1999. The collection includes his personal papers, correspondence, research files, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, sketches, architectural drawings and presentation boards. The bulk of the material relates to three projects which served as intensive research and design experiences for Judge: the Dome house; the Tree House; and designs for Marlon Brando of a residence and resort in Tahiti, on Tetiaroa. The collection also includes drawings and other materials related to nearly 20 other projects designed by Judge for sites in the U.S., Canada, and Tahiti.
Bernard Judge (1931-2021) is a Los Angeles architect who was born in New York City and grew up in Fontainbleau, France; Managua, Nicaragua; and Mexico City. His father was an architect and helped Judge obtain a job, after high school, working with Harrison and Abramovitz on the United Nations building in New York City. After attending L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, Judge completed his architectural studies at the University of Southern California (USC) in 1960.
32.149 Linear Feet (25 boxes, 36 flat file folders)
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.