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  • Round-Up: Artist's 3-D crime, Darwin's library, why parking's a mess

    The ways in which parking spaces devour a city, LACMA director Michael Govan's defense of his museum's architectural plans and one of the awesome-est documentaries about L.A. — finally released on DVD! Also: pit bulls, lots of pit bulls (but not the singer), all in Thursday's Round-Up:
  • Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers

    Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers
    I'm officially out this week (enjoying the sauna that is New York), but there's always time for a roundup. And it's got all kinds of weirdness, from a CIA writing manual to the attempt to save a brutalist building by Paul Rudolph to stories about...

    Peter Zumthor's L.A.-LACMA vision in need of update

    The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam does it. The Louvre does it — twice. The Sackler Museum at Harvard wanted to do it in the 1980s, but neighbors objected and its design was changed. Bridging a major street, as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art now...

    Cylon Base Star update: Peter Zumthor's drive-thru LACMA plan

    Cylon Base Star update: Peter Zumthor's drive-thru LACMA plan
    As was widely reported this week (in the L.A. Times, New York Times and others), Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has revised his proposed design for a new building for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). In the original proposal, a single...

    LACMA redesign avoids tar pits, creates challenges

    Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard. The new design is meant to address concerns that the...