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  • Chicago wants to light up 'iconic metropolis' for tourists

    Chicago wants to light up 'iconic metropolis' for tourists
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest idea to boost Chicago’s tourism numbers involves finding a company to light up city bridges, buildings, CTA platforms and other locations to hopefully “transform the world’s opinion of Chicago” and...
  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • Zoltan Pali exits academy museum project as construction phase nears

     Zoltan Pali exits academy museum project as construction phase nears
    Zoltan Pali, one of the architects hired to work on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' future museum, has left the high-profile project. The departure, which the academy is characterizing as a routine transition, comes in the midst of some...
  • Film museum's cast change may be a blessing in disguise

    Film museum's cast change may be a blessing in disguise
    The spaceship, alas, has lived to see another day. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced changes on Monday to the design team working on a $300-million movie museum on Wilshire Boulevard. Zoltan Pali, the Los Angeles architect who'...
  • Architect Hans Hollein's fascination with California and the U.S.

    Hans Hollein, the Austrian architect who died Thursday at 80, was one of a small number of architects who set a loose framework for what would become postmodern architecture, with its focus on humor, irony, eclecticism and freewheeling historical...
  • Review: Tentative signs of progress in Metro's transit network design

    For two decades, and especially since voters approved a $40-billion transit tax in 2008, the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has ranked among the most important patrons of public architecture in Southern California. It has often seemed...
  • Review: A timely look at L.A. designer Deborah Sussman

    Review: A timely look at L.A. designer Deborah Sussman
    Even after the windfall of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series of exhibitions in 2013, there's still a significant list of postwar Los Angeles architects and designers whose careers remain underexplored. Among the most intriguing is the...
  • Supervisors praise Gehry's 'exciting' new Grand Avenue project design

    Supervisors praise Gehry's 'exciting' new Grand Avenue project design
    Los Angeles County supervisors gave their blessing Tuesday to a reimagined design for a proposed mix of high-end apartments, businesses and public space across from Walt Disney Concert Hall. The plan to redevelop that portion of downtown’s Grand...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's potential growth spurt

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss Santa Monica's potential growth spurt
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Matt Stevens about Santa Monica’s development future. The city’s skyline is poised to be dramatically altered. One project would bring a 21-story hotel to Ocean Avenue,¬†creating the...
  • Facebook hires architect Frank Gehry for Dublin, London offices

    Facebook hires architect Frank Gehry for Dublin, London offices
    Facebook is taking its friendship with Frank Gehry across the Atlantic, reportedly signing the Los Angeles architect to work on new office space in Dublin, Ireland, where the company already has a major presence. He will also design new office space for...
  • What the Houston Astrodome can teach us

    Now that voters have rejected a plan to save the Houston Astrodome, a marvel of engineering muscle and space-age glamour and easily the city's most important building, it would be easy to conclude that modern architecture has a major image problem in this...