Last week LACMA director Michael Govan and his supporters went before an LA city council committee to ask for the air rights over a portion of Wilshire Boulevard to be vacated.
Nov. 12from Design and Architecture
When Ian Schrager and his late partner Steve Rubell co-founded Studio 54, the wildly successful club that defined New York City nightlife in the 1970s, they created “nightclub as…
Nov. 5from Design and Architecture
Many malls of America are dying or changing.
Halloween is upon us.
Oct. 29from Design and Architecture
Sneakers are very, very big business, a nearly $20 billion industry in the U.S. alone.
Watching a movie nowadays often involves Netflix, your couch, and snacks.
Oct. 25from KCRW Features
Plans to bring the site-specific art exhibition Desert X to Saudi Arabia have prompted a debate about art, ethics and questions of engagement with a regime stained by the murder of…
Oct. 22from Design and Architecture
Desert X, an exhibition of site-specific art, has taken place in the Coachella Valley, first in 2017 and then this year.
California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.
These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…
Oct. 15from Design and Architecture
The interior designer Paul Fortune never really had a plan when it came to his career. Quite the opposite. Unlike today’s success-oriented "kids," he says.
Sep. 17from Design and Architecture
When you hear the word Porsche, the phrase that comes to mind may not be ‘eco-friendly’.
But the German high performance sports car company has just released their first…
Sep. 10from Design and Architecture
Climate change and the threat of rising sea levels may have us thinking about the future, but for many parts of the world, that future is already here.
Sep. 3from Design and Architecture
After it opened in 1989, Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade became one of the most popular shopping destinations in the world.
Stuck in primordial ooze no more, the La Brea Tar Pits will get a much-needed makeover. Three teams are vying to design the museum's new look.
Aug. 28from Greater LA
The Music Center opened to the public with great fanfare in 1964, creating a central gathering place for Los Angeles’ cultural elite.
But it was designed to be accessed by car,…
Aug. 27from Design and Architecture
With the help of Save the LA Cougars Campaign , Caltrans has signed off on a proposed overpass for mountain lions, coyotes, and other wildlife to cross the 101 freeway in Agoura…
Aug. 26from Greater LA
When the Music Center opened in 1964, it was the epicenter of Los Angeles culture. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion once hosted the Academy Awards, and it's now home to Los Angeles Opera.
Aug. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Two years ago the e-scooter company Bird launched in Santa Monica.
Now the buzzy little dockless two-wheelers are in 100 cities and counting. And along the way have aroused…
Aug. 20from Design and Architecture
Say you’ve just bought a house that needs fixing up, or you’re looking to remodel. Or maybe you’re building from the ground up.
Aug. 13from Design and Architecture
The LA-based architectural photographer Tim Street-Porter has traveled the world for decades and while on assignment would snap pictures of swimming pools.
Aug. 6from Design and Architecture