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Book Review: Crucible of Modernism

Modern Architecture in Berlin: 466 Examples from 1900 to the Present Day, By Rolf Rave (Edition Axel Menges); $49. An invaluable guide to an endlessly fascinating city, which was the crucible of mode...
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Book Review: Creative Madness

MAD Works, Mad Architects. Ma Yansong. Phaidon Press, $79.95 Few architects have enjoyed such a dizzying rise to fame as Ma Yansong, who was born in 1975, and now has a flourishing practice in Beijin...
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Sounds of Space

This weekend the NASA Orbit Pavilion sound experience will debut on the Celebration Lawn of The Huntington Library. The four-month installation kicks off a new collaborative series. The museum will b...
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Public Spaces

A book review by Michael Webb I’ve always had a passion for city squares as showcases of architecture and stages for everyday activities and earthshaking events. They vary as greatly as the bui...
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Calling All Peacocks

“Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015″ is a LACMA exhibition to delight the eye and gladden the heart of anyone who cares about clothes. That would exclude about 90 percent of you...
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Workbook: Growing the Huntington

Over the years, the Huntington Library and Art Collection has grown from the original 55,000-square-foot Beaux Arts residence designed by architect Myron Hunt to a sprawling complex that includes the...