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Thom Mayne

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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.

Thom Mayne on KCRW

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.

from Design and Architecture

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.

from Design and Architecture

LA County alone has a population bigger than 42 states, yet housing hasn’t kept pace. Angelenos hardly agree on how to grow or whether to grow at all.

Taking care of LA County's housing needs with 1 percent of its land

LA County alone has a population bigger than 42 states, yet housing hasn’t kept pace. Angelenos hardly agree on how to grow or whether to grow at all.

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