The MAK Center at the Rudolph Schindler house in West Hollywood is about to complete a three-evening series of rare architecture film screenings. The series is curated by Thom Anderson, director and writer of Los Angeles Plays Itself, which contrasts cinematic depictions of Los...read more
For some time now in Los Angeles, one would need no more than a handful of art-world encounters before hearing the phrase, “New York is where art is sold, and Los Angeles is where art is made.” The story is familiar to anyone who has been tracking the marginalization of working...read more
Eero Saarinen was the architect of some of the most iconic buildings of the 20th century, doing as much as anyone to define the Jet Age. He may also have been the ultimate Organization Man. The clients for...read more
A vision of the dense future of Los Angeles appears to be underway on a long stretch of La Brea Ave. from Wilshire Blvd to Fountain Ave. The typically...read more
The dome has been a reliable construction shape for architects since well before the Pantheon.
In the 20th century, architects were highly tempted to use the Euclidean purity and...read more
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