Self-navigating cars, small streets and a city crawling with information is architect Jurgen Mayer H.'s winning idea for Audi's Urban Future Award, announced this week at the Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy. Audi's Urban Future competition tapped six firms to imagine mobility and urbanism in the city of 2030. The winning concept, by J. Mayer H. Architects focused on a future where navigating an urban environment is no longer the headache-inducing, traffic-snarling norm--and driving will actually be an entirely pleasant experience.
A+D Museum presents Stephen H. Kanner FAIA: A Retrospective 1955-2010 - November 4 - January 16, 2011
Updated on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 11:22AM by Admin
A+D, The Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles and Kanner Architects present a retrospective and official public memorial service for Stephen Kanner, FAIA, on November 4, 2010, from 7-10 pm. The show continues until Jan 16, 2011.
Keiichi Matsuda, a designer and film maker, often enjoys explore futuristic design concepts through the medium of film. One of his latest experiments is entitled Augmented City, a small walk through a few
minutes in different people’s lives in a city filled with augmented reality technology. Beyond forecasting
the way people may live in the future, the video demonstrates a series of different technological devices
The recently opened 7.9-acre Central Park at Playa Vista, a park that was designed by Michael Maltzan, Architecture in collaboration with the Office of James Burnett, features a fun-looking meringue-like event shell. The Argonaut has more on the park's opening, while Burnett's web site has a tidy description of the berm garden, the function lawn, the performance pavilion, the sports courts, and the children’s garden.
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