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  • Winery by Chilean architect Smiljan Radic channels nature's raw power

    Winery by Chilean architect Smiljan Radic channels nature's raw power
    One in a series of dispatches by Carolina A. Miranda on the architecture of Chile. Wineries used tobe buildings of almost pure industrial functionality: a space in which to truck in grapes and smash them, rooms of fermentation vats and cool,...
  • The $344,000 movie item: Academy buys ship from Kubrick's '2001'

    The $344,000 movie item: Academy buys ship from Kubrick's '2001'
    TheAcademy ofMotion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday bought the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from "2001: A Space Odyssey" atPremiere Props' Hollywood Extravaganza Auction for $344,000. According to the auction house, the space shuttle is...
  • An 'obnoxious gesture'? L.A. architect Thom Mayne's tower in the Alps draws ire

    An 'obnoxious gesture'? L.A. architect Thom Mayne's tower in the Alps draws ire
    Release a rendering of a very tall, very shiny glass tower looming over anidyllic mountainvillage and the Internet goes bananas. That's what happened earlier this week when Morphosis Architectsof Los Angeles released its design renderingsfor a new...
  • Peter Zumthor's plan for LACMA undergoes makeover

    Peter Zumthor's plan for LACMA undergoes makeover
    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...
  • Toyo Ito's architecture beckons a critic to Asia

    Toyo Ito's architecture beckons a critic to Asia
    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...
  • 'Hollywood Costume' sells 78,000 tickets at future Academy Museum site

    'Hollywood Costume' sells 78,000 tickets at future Academy Museum site
    "Hollywood Costume," amultimedia 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...
  • Maggie Daley Park a seed with potential to blossom

     Maggie Daley Park a seed with potential to blossom
    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...
  • Walter Isaacson on 'The Innovators'

    Walter Isaacson on 'The Innovators'
    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...
  • 'Office Romance' reveals a passion for image

    "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...
  • What's inside LACMA matters more than the new building

    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...
  • Jerome Seydoux Pathé Foundation Bows To Get-Go Success

    LYON - Seven years in the preparation, and spectacularly designed by architect Renzo Piano the Jerome Seydoux Pathé Foundation opened its doors Sept. 8 to two results as eye-catching as its architecture: Average 80% occupancy rate over five days a week...