| Apr 2, 2015
| 1:25 PM
One in a series of dispatches by Carolina A. Miranda on the architecture of Chile.
Wineries used to be buildings of almost pure industrial functionality: a space in which to truck in grapes and smash them, rooms of fermentation vats and cool,...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 1:49 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday bought the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from "2001: A Space Odyssey" at Premiere Props' Hollywood Extravaganza Auction for $344,000.
According to the auction house, the space shuttle is...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:36 PM
Release a rendering of a very tall, very shiny glass tower looming over an idyllic mountain village and the Internet goes bananas. That's what happened earlier this week when Morphosis Architects of Los Angeles released its design renderings for a new...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:27 PM
It still crosses Wilshire Boulevard. But in other ways, architect Peter Zumthor's plan for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has undergone a significant makeover.
Once a free-flowing, biomorphic design inspired by the La Brea Tar Pits and the work of...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Jet lag can do strange things to a person. But it wasn't just a mixed-up body clock that had me awake at 3 a.m. during a trip to Japan a few years ago, madly scrolling through online ferry schedules and trying to plot a route by train, boat and taxi to...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:51 PM
"Hollywood Costume," a multimedia exhibition at the site of the future Academy Museum, sold 78,000 tickets between its opening on Oct. 2 and its closing on Monday, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The pop-up show, an ...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:53 PM
At this awkward stage in its young life, the new Maggie Daley Park brings to mind a gangly teenager. Energetic? Absolutely. Graceful? Not yet.
It's strange to come upon this park, whose towering, tripod-shaped light masts resemble giant praying mantises...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:08 AM
We think of innovators in general, and the giants of the Digital Age in particular, as lone geniuses. But just as the heralded designs attributed to visionary architects such as Frank Gehry and Renzo Piano are actually group efforts produced by...
| Nov 27, 2014
"Office Romance" is an office love story, but not what you might think.
The love is between photographer Kathy Ryan, and the one thing she had always taken for granted in her life — the New York City building she worked in.
Ryan, The New York...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:19 PM
To the editor: What a splendid tribute you paid to the role that museums play in our community. But surely that role is a lot more than merely providing the brick, mortar, glass and jobs associated with a new $125-million shell for the Los Angeles...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LYON - Seven years in the preparation, and spectacularly designed by architect Renzo Piano the Jerome Seydoux PathÃ© Foundation opened its doors Sept. 8 to two results as eye-catching as its architecture: Average 80% occupancy rate over five days a week...