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Richard Meier

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  • U.S. embassy: An outpost as a signpost

    U.S. embassy: An outpost as a signpost
    The two stories that have dominated the architectural press over the last few weeks -- the unveiling of a winning design for a new American embassy in London, and the death, in a downtown Los Angeles traffic accident, of the 76-year-old Austrian architect...
  • Barcelona’s artistic side

    Barcelona’s artistic side
    Canvases of various sizes crowded the walls and floor of Agustí Puig's studio. Arms folded across his chest, he stood in the middle of them. Behind him, his artwork exploded with color and bold lines. He seemed nervous in the unaccustomed role of model as...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession

    L.A.'s galleries reframe the recession
    "Earthquakes, riots, fires," says art dealer Thomas Solomon, ticking off challenges of doing business in Los Angeles. And now a recession has deflated the international art market, sending auction prices into a downward spiral, shuttering galleries and...
  • Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop

    Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop
    Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...