Category Archives: Writing
“The U-Hauls served as temporary displays for the work of up-and-coming, experimental architecture practices here in Los Angeles–where architecture businesses are known for being experimental, even if they don’t often get a chance to deploy those innovations in Los Angeles.”
“Directly across the street are the green umbrellas and patio of Urth Café, and the imminent La Kretz Innovation Campus will be moving into the warehouse spaces directly across Hewitt Street from the Barker Block, meaning the number of bearded
“Dodger Stadium regulars will notice the changes before they enter the stadium. Local landscape architect Mia Lehrer designed the plazas that will welcome the three million or so fans who come to Dodger Stadium every season. Lehrer says the job was an
“It’s no secret that the citizens of Los Angeles believe their hometown to be an exception to many rules. The sun will always shine, there is always a way around the traffic, the Lakers will never miss the playoffs, and
“Clearly, the ghost town quality that made downtown such an attractive back lot for the film industry—like the era of the early 20th century that built the neighborhood—is a thing of the past.” Read the article.
“Zago cited Lafayette Park by Mies van der Rohe and Villa Schwob by Le Corbusier as famous and successful developments that would not have passed muster according to the proposed guidelines. And, Zago pointed out, ‘Crappy buildings haven’t killed L.A.
“The attitude of L.A.’s tradition of architecture, according to Moss, is that “You build it as you think it ought to be, and to hell with Sancho Panza.” Read the article