Fire and Architecture, Ray Kappe, Nice Modernists

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Barton Myers is a UCLA Professor and architect of numerous buildings, including a fire-resistant house in Santa Barbara, and performing arts centers in New Jersey and Cerritos.

Joe Addo is one of the founders of A + D Museum, whose inaugural show in its new space in Santa Monica focuses on the works of architect Ray Kappe. The museum's new home is at 1558 10th Street in Santa Monica. The Kappe show opens November 13.

Alison Arieff of Dwell, the three-year old San Francisco-based magazine, will be in LA at MOCA, celebrating some designers they've named "Nice Modernists." If you are interested in attending tomorrow's awards event, reply ASAP to The first twenty people to get a return invite are in.

Also taking place through this Sunday, is the House Beautiful Celebrity Showhouse in Bel Air. The event is a fundraises for Children's Action Network. See the collaborations of a group of celebrities, and designers including Mark Rios and Kathryn Ireland at 635 Perugia Way.