Edward Dimendberg, author of Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images, visits the half-built Broad museum and tells DnA why the New York firm has “understood the way we live today” more than any other architecture firm.
Alvin Huang and his firm Synthesis Design + Architecture have advanced the conversation about how to fuel electric cars, with their design for a portable tensile membrane structure with a PV skin. Named Pure Tension, it has just been selected as one of Time’s “25 Best Inventions of 2013.”
LA doesn’t need Halloween to indulge its love of witchy-poo style, as shown in its classic storybook architecture photographed by KCRW’s Jason Groman.
But the fall festival certainly brings out an excess of creative talent, demonstrated in the costumes at KCRW’s Masquerade Ball, and the buildings like the one shown left that Carren Jao snapped while on Chris Nichols’ Spook Tour last weekend.
Thom Yorke, Flea and longtime Radiohead lighting designer Andi Watson turned the Hollywood Bowl into a high tech design temple Wednesday night.
In this review of the Atoms For Peace show, Bennett Stein says the band “rearranged all matter and reality via open source funk sonic and savvy majestic lighting design.” Read more here.