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KEEPING UP WITH CHINA

A book review by Michael Webb The Berlin firm of DOM publishers is consistently producing the best architectural guides in the world—well researched and illustrated, authoritatively written, and hand...
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Workbook: Modern Poetry

“Densely covered in celandines and thorn bushes / the rocks stand in front of me / like a strange people of athletes / petrified by the power of a spell. […]”  The poet Gabriele D’Annunzio star...
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Green Gala – An exclusive event interview

On Nov. 12, the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter will host its Green Gala at Union Station and officially kick off the one year countdown to the 2016 Greenbuild International Conferenc...
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Renovating the Global Interior

This month, Princeton Architectural Press will release The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform ($24.95), a book written by architects that examines the political narratives behind contemporary energy sc...
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Showroom Spotlight: Efasma

Efasma, a British furniture brand, just introduced its first collection at 100% Design in London. And, for their debut, the company enlisted architecture studio Bureau de Change to design a range of ...
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Designer Spotlight: Frane’s Next Chapter

Once known as half of the duo, Predock Frane, John Frane is now embarking on a new chapter in his career as an associate vice president and principal of HGA Architects and Engineers. Frane joined the...
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WORKBOOK: A Beautiful Partnership

Recently, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Mitch O’Farrell celebrated the mid-point completion of the Selma housing project, a new affordable/workforce service-enhanced residential comm...
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The New Pumped-Up Berlin

“There’s no success like failure,” sang Dylan. And, there’s no bigger boom than a disaster rebound. Unlike most other European capitals, Berlin was late in rebuilding after World War II because its d...