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Richard Meier

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  • Critic's Notebook: The void as muse

     
    NEW YORK -- With the available money for ambitious new buildings having shrunk to almost nothing in this country -- and with firms continuing to downsize in brutal fashion -- where will architectural ideas come from, and where will they......
  • Runners-up for U.S. Embassy in London: Mayne, Meier, Pei

     
    Earlier we reported that the Philadelphia firm KieranTimberlake has won a high-profile competition to design the new American embassy in London. In an encouraging departure from recent federal practice, the State Department has also released renderings of...
  • Architecture review: The new U.S. Embassy in London

     
    : The architecture of American embassies has been stuck lately in a predictable tug-of-war between a desire to express openness and an obsession, in an age of terrorism, with security. The design for the new U.S. Embassy in London, released......
  • The Deal: Hennessey + Ingalls bookstore's 20%-off-everything sale ends Saturday

     
    Forget about Kindle. It is easy to lose hours perusing the plywood bookshelves of Hennessey + Ingalls Art & Architecture Bookstores in Santa Monica or Hollywood. Its 30th annual “20% off Everything Sale,” ending Saturday at 8 p.m., might even mak...
  • For Eli Broad, a tale of two sites

     
    As my colleague Mike Boehm reported Monday, Eli Broad is considering at least two sites -- and potentially a third -- for a planned museum to hold the collection of his Broad Art Foundation, which is mostly dedicated to post-war......
  • 'Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture' and the questionable future of monster-size books

     
    When 'The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architectureâ?? came out in 2004, it was quickly deemed a smashing success by booksellers and fans alike, despite the $160 price. The 14-pound tome was so successful, in fact, that late last year Phaidon...
  • Dining details: Cut

    Cut Rating: *** Location: The Regent Beverly Wilshire, 9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, (310) 276-8500; wolfgangpuck.com Ambience: Elegant Richard Meier-designed contemporary steakhouse with an A-list crowd and a very urban energy. Though prime...
  • A critic's most memorable dining experiences of 2009

    A critic's most memorable dining experiences of 2009
    To say that I eat out a lot would be something of an understatement. The question I'm always asked, of course, is what is my favorite restaurant? That's understandable, but it's also basically unanswerable. Because the answer depends on whether I'm in the...
  • The best houses of all time in L.A.

    No sooner can you get out the words "best houses in Southern California" than hands will go up asking what that means, reflecting the subjectivity for compiling such a list. Clearly, there's more than one way to measure the beauty, utility and...
  • L.A.'s high-style high-rise

    L.A.'s high-style high-rise
    For a select group of Angelenos, the route to grandma's didn't go over the river and through the woods, but along Sunset to a 32-story Modernist block of stucco and glass built in 1964, a singular apartment house set back from and above the storied...
  • The dream job for a voyeur

    The dream job for a voyeur
    FOR as long as he can remember, the photographer Tim Street-Porter has been a voyeur. Curiosity, not perversity, drives him to peer behind strangers' doors. Fortunately for the many people who have seen the architectural wonders of Los Angeles through his...