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Ball-Nogues Studio, masters of “instant architecture,” have produced yet another one of their magnetic social gathering areas: the installation Table Cloth for the UCLA Herb Alpert…

Cross Manufacturing in Instant Architecture

Ball-Nogues Studio, masters of “instant architecture,” have produced yet another one of their magnetic social gathering areas: the installation Table Cloth for the UCLA Herb Alpert…

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Decades before “sustainability” became fashionable, not to mention, essential, in the US, a German firm (note that Germany has long had stringent energy codes) was showing how to…

Sustainability: Unraveled at Ecology.Design.Synergy

Decades before “sustainability” became fashionable, not to mention, essential, in the US, a German firm (note that Germany has long had stringent energy codes) was showing how to…

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A long anticipated dialog between two of LA’s most prestigious Architectural alma maters, UCLA and Sci Arch, will take place on Monday, April 12 at 6:30pm at the UCLA Auditorium…

Jason Payne and Hernan Diaz Alonso at UCLA April 12

A long anticipated dialog between two of LA’s most prestigious Architectural alma maters, UCLA and Sci Arch, will take place on Monday, April 12 at 6:30pm at the UCLA Auditorium…

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