Los Angeles Architecture

An exhibit of eight much-anticipated public projects in Los Angeles, “What’s Shakin': New Architecture in LA,” has just finished its run at the Geffen Contemporary and the Pacific Design Center. Though well advertised and attended, with a media campaign including […]

The conventional definition of contextualism suggests that new construction should be compatible with existing buildings. To belabor the obvious, this compatibility translates into a similarity of scale, color, proportion, material and other architectural elements. Yet from Hollywood to Hancock Park, […]

Out there, on the Plains of Id and in the Ranges of Romance, hidden in alleys and behind bougainvilleas, there are young men and women doing it. This was proven by the Forum series “Out There Doing It” this past […]