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Wright at Auction

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Sturges House in 1939 and it cost about $11,000 to build (plus $10 for the spacious hillside site in the Brentwood district of Los Angeles). Prices have climbed since ...
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Latin America Shines

  A book review by Michael Webb MoMA has a strong sense of history and Latin American in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980, an impressive catalogue of visionary architecture and urbanism (lik...
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Print Lives!

“Pushing the Press: the Typecraft Design Library” is an exhibition at the A+D Museum that demonstrates the continued vitality of the print medium. The entire gallery becomes a reference l...
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Book Review: Steven Holl

A book review by Michael Webb In his four decades of practice, Steven Holl has created some of the most sublime and thoughtful buildings of our time and yet, once again, the Pritzker jury has failed ...
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Book Review: Tom Kundig Works

Tom Kundig Works (Princeton Architectural Press, $65) is the third PAP monograph on the Seattle-based architect, Tom Kundig. The first two focused exclusively on his houses; this one broadens to incl...
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Showroom: Devices Under the Tree

‘Tis the season for spending too much on presents and racking your brains to think what overstocked friends could possibly want. The most welcome gifts are those that defy categorisation and ex...
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Rain in LA

El Niño may relieve the California drought but, in the meantime, Angelenos can enjoy a downpour without getting wet. Rain Room is an installation at LACMA by the London-based artist collective Random...
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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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A Vibrant Start: ToLA Kicks off Dec. 10

ULI Los Angeles, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), will present Transit-Oriented Los Angeles: Getting to Go, Thursday, December 10, 2015, at the Japanese American National Museum,...