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Architecture's top 10 for 2016

Architecture's top 10 for 2016

This was a year in which Los Angeles shook off some ambivalence about its own status as a dense, tall, post-suburban city — and in which the profession of architecture continued to embrace, reassess and excavate its own history. It was also a year in which architecture critics, thankfully, saw enough completed high-profile buildings — after several years in which the aftereffects of the 2008 crisis kept that supply very low — to consider putting more than one on their year-end lists.

David Ireland House. In January the 500 Capp Street Foundation, with Jensen Architects and ARG Conservation Services, completed...

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