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  • McMansions eat up traditional backyards as interiors trump exteriors

     McMansions eat up traditional backyards as interiors trump exteriors
    The scene in one unassuming 1920s and '30s Los Angeles neighborhood is increasingly familiar. Simultaneously springing up within two blocks, on modest 6,500-square-foot lots that once held single-story homes of less than 2,000 square feet, are four massive two-story constructions of 5,000 square feet each that aggressively push the limits of the lot lines — classic mansionization. It's not just a wealthy neighborhood phenomenon. Throughout the city, homeowners are choosing to add on, build up and build out.
  • Architect-designer couple modernizes a Modern house

    Architect-designer couple modernizes a Modern house
    "I take away the extraneous and make it clean." That's how Emily Ain describes the home she and her husband, James Matson, have been renovating and remodeling for 17 years. When the couple first looked at the house — a 2,300-square-foot, three-...

    Roundup: A restored Adam, LACMA's big gift, new museum for O.C.

    Three prominent Mexican film directors have called out their government on the issue of the 43 disappeared students, a San Diego architect takes on Sen. Ted Cruz and border policy and protesters hit the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Plus: There are plans...

    What to do at Auschwitz? Hide site behind logs, Idea Office proposes

    What to do at Auschwitz? Hide site behind logs, Idea Office proposes
    On a summer day last year Russell Thomsen walked through Birkenau, probably the most horrific place on Earth, not knowing what to think or feel. "It was incredibly beautiful, which is not something you expect," the tall, silver-haired Los Angeles...

    Maltzan's One Santa Fe apartment complex plays with notion of density

    Maltzan's One Santa Fe apartment complex plays with notion of density
    Every once in a while a piece of architecture comes along that is emblematic of a moment in a city's architectural and urban development. One Santa Fe, a 438-unit apartment complex in the arts district by Michael Maltzan Architecture, is that kind of...