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Those hoping for Moby to launch into the lyrics from "Extreme Ways" in this video might have been surprised to see him riffing on L.A.'s "baf ... More >>
We spend most of the year criticizing Los Angeles' ugly buildings and other unfortunate aspects of the local built environment. Here's our chance to rundown some of the thoughtful, inspiring and downright stellar projects that make us L.A. proud, and that make our burg a better place in general.
At OHWOW gallery, things are no longer as they seem: The otherwise smooth, white walls have grown a few avant-garde appendages. One is shaped like a human; another oozes; all are unquestionably strange.
These appendages are part of artist Daniel Arsham's first solo West Coast exhibition, playfully ... More >>
Courtesy of Materials & ApplicationsA view of the front yard: Food Pyramid (2010), by Didier Hess.
Great architecture is everywhere in Los Angeles, even if you have to drive along the mostly unscenic 405 and past the run-down auto body stores in order to get there. Most Angelenos have a few t ... More >>
Michael HernandezYou will be assimilated: the Borg ship lands in L.A.
Despite what Dwell Magazine says, you don't have to be rich and live on the Westside to have a forward-thinking modern house. So take note you students of SCI-Arc, you patrons of Pomona School of Architecture: these three S ... More >>
It's perfect.We thought it was just general, irrefutable knowledge by now that bigtime L.A. architect Frank Gehry designed downtown's Disney Hall by crumpling up a piece of paper and setting the welders to work.
But, as Gehry revealed in a CNN interview on Sunday, it turns out that was proba ... More >>
Michael HernandezThe Olive Garden Meets Zankou Chicken Meets KB Homes
What better place to find inspiration for residential architecture than restaurants? That's just what these proud homeowners did to their L.A. area abodes.
Above, the Olive Garden meets Zankou Chicken in this homage to pan ... More >>
F. FriesemaJonagold apples
To get to Ray's, the new restaurant at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, you thread your way through Chris Burden's streetlamp installation, past the outdoor Stark Bar and into a glowing minimalist rectangle that abuts the soaring Ahmanson gallery like a glass s ... More >>
HallFrank Gehry Hall Winery PrototypeLast week's opening of the redesigned Santa Monica Place, a 1980 design by Frank Gehry that was completely revamped by a Dallas-based architecture firm to feature a rooftop food court, prompted Squid Ink to check in on the completion date of the new Gehry- ... More >>
Steve LaEcho Park opponents of a proposed 64-unit residential/commercial development scored a minor victory last night as the developer announced he was changing his designs based on input from residents, Jose Sigala Vice Chair of the Echo Park Neighborhood Council announced at Wednesday's co ... More >>
Over the past 50 years, the city has tried repeatedly to turn Grand Avenue into the living, breathing heart of downtown, and has failed miserably. Now, a public-private group led by Eli Broad is trying again with the emphasis on private