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At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an acclaimed Swiss architect is hoping to pull off what an acclaimed Dutch one could not. Next month LACMA will publicly unveil a $650-million plan by Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor for a dramatic new museum...
Will the Academy's big bubble pop before it has a chance to be built? Italian architect Renzo Piano, Los Angeles architect Zoltan Pali and officials from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled preliminary designs Thursday for a $300-...
SAN FRANCISCO — On the morning of Oct. 30, as New York surveyed the damage left by Hurricane Sandy, word began to spread that Lebbeus Woods, the experimental architect known for his dystopian and densely layered drawings, had died in Lower Manhattan...
Dutch starchitect Rem Koolhaas has been tapped to curate one of architecture's most high-profile events -- the Venice Architecture Biennale. Koolhaas will curate the 2014 edition of the Biennale, taking over from British architect David Chipperfield,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
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The new stadium built for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London has made the shortlist for Britain's top architecture honor -- the Stirling Prize, from the Royal Institute of British Architects. The institute said on its website that the stadium...
A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine. Chinese what? I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
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Culture MonsterIt was a year American architects despaired that the economy might never really recover. It was also a year they produced a few small gems. And the profession as a whole continued to move past the flashy formalism of the last decade to seek new, genuine...
Culture MonsterThe newest post in Christopher Hawthorne's Reading L.A. series tackles growth, mega-projects, Richard Neutra and Freud....
Culture MonsterFour years after collaborating on the breathtaking Bird's Nest Olympic stadium in Beijing, the Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will reunite to build a temporary construction that will be connected with the end of...
Any skyscraper is a contradiction. The tall tower is architecture's most famous building type and also the one most clearly at odds with the profession's roots. Fundamentally, architecture is shelter, a concession that we're afraid to face the elements...
Culture Monster“Great Performances at the Met” 12:30 p.m., Sunday KVCR: Capriccio: Renée Fleming performs Strauss' “Capriccio.” With Joseph Kaiser and Sarah Connolly....
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