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  • Beyond the World Cup stadiums, architecture in Brazil returns to glory

    Over the last seven years, Brazil undertook a countrywide mega-construction project that sparked discontent among the population and led many of the country's widely admired architects to wrinkle their noses in disgust.
  • How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision

    How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision
    Too often the Middle East is reduced to just that: the "Middle East" — a blanket term defining a large swath of territory in Western Asia and North Africa, a news-hour shorthand for territorial conflicts and civil unrest. But "Middle East" does...

    Ellen DeGeneres' Thousand Oaks ranch is back at $11 million

    Ellen DeGeneres' Thousand Oaks ranch is back at $11 million
    Ellen DeGeneres’ on-again, off-again love affair with her equestrian spread in the Hidden Valley area of Thousand Oaks seemed to be on again in April when Elle Decor featured the ranch retreat. Now the 26 acres are back up for sale at $10.995...

    Ellen DeGeneres sells ranch in Thousand Oaks for $10.85 million

    Ellen DeGeneres sells ranch in Thousand Oaks for $10.85 million
    Ellen DeGeneres has done it again, this time unloading her 26-acre ranch in Thousand Oaks.  [Updated, 3:05 p.m. PDT Sept. 12: The sale price was $10.85 million, the L.A. Times has confirmed. That's $5.65 million less than the original asking price.]...

    Abingdon's faithful return church to its colonial state

    Abingdon's faithful return church to its colonial state
    When the pious parishioners of Abingdon Church arrived for Sunday services in the mid-1700s, they stepped into one of the most breathtaking architectural spaces in Virginia.     Erected nearly a century earlier, the house of worship had risen from the...