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Strategies for Shelter in L.A.

By Michael Webb Shelter is as basic a human need as food and sleep, so the A+D Museum could not have chosen a more important theme with which to launch its new space in downtown L.A. It’s a sub...

Life’s a Beach

The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. strives to tell stories about architecture, engineering and design through its exhibits and installations. This summer the museum, in partnership with...
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We Can Build: Re-Envisioning Rosie

On May 21, 2015, a new photographic exhibition titled Women Can Build will open at Union Station in Los Angeles. But this project isn’t just another art exhibit. The exhibit, put on by the Jobs...
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FORM 15: Heather Roberge of Murmur

Heather Roberge, Principal Designer and Founder of Murmur, is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA. Roberge’s work focuses on the spatial, stru...
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Reconceiving Antiquity

SCI-Arc hosts the liveliest program of architectural installations in LA, and featured many of them in a book a couple of years back. The current offering is Hypostyle, a student-built creation by He...
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The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl

For the Japanese, the tea ceremony is an ancient ritual that brings people together in a shared experience–aesthetic, spiritual and social. At the heart of that ceremony is the tea bowl, and no...
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Palm Springs’ Architectural Showcase

Palm Springs is celebrating Modernism Week, February 12-22, and one of this year’s highlights is the new Architecture and Design Center, a satellite of the Art Museum. It occupies a former bank...