Thom Mayne

Morphosis Architects

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Architect Thom Mayne is a principal of Morphosis, an architectural firm in Santa Monica, California and the 2005 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. He is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA and was a member of President Obama's Committee on Arts and the Humanities.

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A pillar of Los Angeles architecture, Ray Kappe, died on November 21 at age 92.   
  
  Kappe was the architect of numerous houses in the California Modernist tradition, including…

A tribute to SCI-Arc founder and architect Ray Kappe

A pillar of Los Angeles architecture, Ray Kappe, died on November 21 at age 92.  Kappe was the architect of numerous houses in the California Modernist tradition, including…

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Orange County Museum of Art closed its doors this weekend in Newport Beach.   It will now move to a temporary location in South Coast Plaza Village in Santa Ana.

Morphosis avoids designing an icon for OCMA

Orange County Museum of Art closed its doors this weekend in Newport Beach. It will now move to a temporary location in South Coast Plaza Village in Santa Ana.

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The Mayne house incorporates a design feature to honor the site's former resident, Ray Bradbury.

Thom Mayne's new Cheviot Hills house

The Mayne house incorporates a design feature to honor the site's former resident, Ray Bradbury.

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