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Christopher Hawthorne

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Architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times and Adjunct Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy at Occidental College; creator of the on-going speaker series "Third Los Angeles," celebrating what he calls the city's profound reinvention.

Christopher Hawthorne on KCRW

In the boom years of the last century, Los Angeles developed homes that were specific to the region, the culture and the economy.

"5 over 2": Rethinking the box

In the boom years of the last century, Los Angeles developed homes that were specific to the region, the culture and the economy.

from Design and Architecture

Longtime Los Angeles Times architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne has left the paper to take a new position, at the invitation of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, of Chief Design…

LA gets its first-ever chief design officer

Longtime Los Angeles Times architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne has left the paper to take a new position, at the invitation of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, of Chief Design…

from Design and Architecture

Los Angeles is redefining itself as a city. So what should it look like? That’s one question -- among many others -- on the mind of Christopher Hawthorne.

What would a redesign of Los Angeles look like?

Los Angeles is redefining itself as a city. So what should it look like? That’s one question -- among many others -- on the mind of Christopher Hawthorne.

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