Ex Machina, from screenwriter-director Alex Garland, is the latest take on the perils of AI. And in the view of Bennett Stein aka The GOOD4NOTHING CONNOISSEUR, it is one of…
Apr. 8, 2015from Design and Architecture
Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre has spent 30 years staging contemporary dance performances in intriguing spaces, from Laundromats and gas stations to corporate offices and, now, the…
Mar. 17, 2015from Design and Architecture
Faced with the enormity of human impact on earth, extraterrestrial life is looking more appealing.
Sep. 23, 2014from Design and Architecture
When longtime Apple chief designer Jony Ive announced he was jumping ship, markets shook. How much is good design worth?
Jul. 2from Design and Architecture
When Philip Johnson built the Crystal Cathedral in for televangelist Robert Schuller in 1980 it was called "the largest glass building in the world."
Jul. 9from Design and Architecture
This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…
Apr. 15from Design and Architecture
Over 100 years ago “nature boys” and TB sufferers came to Southern California seeking its healthful sun.
Apr. 2from Design and Architecture
High-speed rail is going off the tracks. Now state Republicans are floating the idea of an autobahn through the Central Valley.
Feb. 20from Design and Architecture
Almost every residential development in downtown aims to attract pet owners, and doggie businesses outnumber those aimed at children.
Mar. 19from Design and Architecture
A bill in Sacramento called SB50 would override local zoning rules to legalize small and mid-size apartment buildings around public transit and job centers.
May. 8from Design and Architecture
Let’s play ball! There’s a $100 million renovation coming to Chavez Ravine.
Jul. 30from Design and Architecture
The designer of “The Blue Whale” has died. The Argentinian-born architect Cesar Pelli of the Petronas Towers and other landmarks passed July 19 at age 92.
Jul. 23from Design and Architecture