The story of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs is almost Shakespearean. Moses was the super-powerful planner who built pools and parks for New Yorkers but also engineered a car-based future…
Big news for two LA architectural landmarks this week.
LACMA has just announced receipt of a gift of the famed Sheats-Goldstein residence owned by James Goldstein, designed by LA’s most inventive midcentury architect, John Lautner.
And this weekend the Sturges House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, with construction overseen by John Lautner, will be sold at auction.
Verde Xchange features Frank Gehry and Eric Garcetti on the LA River, a talk about the “most sustainable building in the world”; Art LA opens while museums and Broadway theaters offer art and culture for free; Catherine Opie talks at the Hammer about her photos of Elizabeth Taylor’s wardrobe; leading LA graphic designers push the press. That’s all this week in design events from DnA.
Puss Puss throws a party, Architects discuss the art of designing performing arts – and science – centers, Frances Stark survey comes to end, a party to greet a cross-country Citibiker, director Eric Bricker talks about Julius Shulman’s Visual Acoustics — that’s your week in design events from DnA.