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Michael Maltzan and Amy Murphy Design a Dreamscape for Expressionist Film at LACMA

Posted November 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments
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Michael Maltzan is a Los Angeles-based architect who is increasingly taking on the urban scale in architecture, most recently with his quarter-mile long One Santa Fe residential block in downtown’s arts district. Amy Murphy is an architect, professor at USC and film scholar, with an interest in “our post-apocalyptic imagination as evidenced in popular cinema.”
Amy and Michael are also partners in life, and recently joined …

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L.A. Designer: Jared Shier, Tam Tran and Mindy King Try to Make a 3d Printing Drone

Posted July 30, 2014 by | 1 Comment
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On this DnA we talked about how builders and architects are using UAVs with cameras attached to scope out views. And that’s how the growing number of drones in civilian use in the US are mostly being applied — to film stuff. But under the radar there is a growing number of drone hobbyists who see unmanned aerial vehicles as robotic devices that can be customized for other …

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LACMA’s Tarpit-Inspired Design Oozes Across Wilshire

Posted July 16, 2014 by | Comments Off
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Director of LACMA Michael Govan talks about the museum’s new design scheme.

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This Week on DnA: LACMA Redesigns Its Redesign, Builders Use Drones

Posted July 15, 2014 by | Comments Off
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On this week’s DnA, Michael Govan, director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, talks about Peter Zumthor’s design and why the blob now bridges Wilshire Boulevard.

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Concours d’Elegance: Cars in all Their Glory at Greystone Mansion

Posted May 7, 2014 by | Comments Off
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Reinventing The Wheel will consider the future of mobility of LA and whether the mass transit, two-wheelers and self-driving cars — that are all part of our patchwork of tomorrow’s transit options — can exert the same allure as the car did, before gridlock, characterless styling and climate change.
Meanwhile, KCRW’s Tom Schnabel, has been checking out some gorgeous cars that once ruled the road. He reports from Beverly Hills; Concours d’Elegance.

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