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Book Review: Living Architecture

Bartholomew Voorsanger. Unfolded: How Architecture Saved My Life. Alastair Gordon (Oro, $34.95) A compelling hybrid: half candid biography, half evaluation of a distinguished practice. The personal t...
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Book Review: Architectural Journeys

Mexico City Architectural Guide. (DOM, 28 Euros) Architectural Guide United Arab Emirates (DOM, 48 Euros) South Africa Architectural Guide (DOM, 28 Euros) Three recent additions to a rapidly growing ...
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Book Review: Creative Self-Portrait

David Adjaye: Constructed Narratives. Edited by Peter Allison (Lars Müller Publishers, $49) In ten chapters, David Adjaye discusses his concerns as an architect, from his critical observations of Afr...
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Architecture Matters: A Book Review

Architecture Matters. Aaron Betsky (Thames & Hudson, $16.95) This is the most compelling—and affordable–book on architecture I have enjoyed in years, and it should be mandatory reading, in ...
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How Good Design Pays

The 16th annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo hosted by U.S Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter will take place on April 20th in an effort to connect cities through “econo...
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Book Review: ART BRUT

Dubuffet Drawings, 1935-1962 by Isabelle Dervaux (Thames & Hudson, $45) Jean Dubuffet (1901-84) was a late starter, devoting more time to the family wine business than art until the age of 41, wh...
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Book Review: Pots as Art

Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans by Amber Creswell Bell (Thames + Hudson, $40)  First published in Australia, this round-up of more than fifty studio potters, most of whom are women, is heavy on w...
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Event: A Star of Mexian Architecture

Tatiana Bilbao, one of the best architects in Mexico, will present her work in a public lecture at the Museum of Contemporary Art (250 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles) on Wednesday March 15th at 7.30pm. ...