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Pae White Flies High In Berlin

Posted July 6, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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Berlin is the capital of a reunited Germany whose population is surging each year, and every weekend attracts thousands of partying members of the so-called “Easy Jet set” – Europeans bouncing around the continent on low-budget flights.
So it needed a new airport.
Leading German terminus architects gmp (von Gerkan, Marg and Partners) were hired and the city set to work building the Brandenburg Berlin Airport.
Flughafen …

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Could Affordable Eco-Housing Be in Your Backyard?

Posted June 17, 2015 by | 0 Comments
Backyard BI(h)ome by UCLA Citylab and Kevin Daly Architects in Los Angeles, CA; Photo: Nico Marques / Photekt

Can LA solve its affordable housing crisis with demountable, plastic-skinned homes shared with lizards and other urban wildlife?

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Posted June 15, 2015 by | 0 Comments
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Frank Gehry Still Glows: Revisits “Available Light” and Fish Lamps

Posted June 5, 2015 by | Comments Off
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At 86, the incorrigible Frank Gehry is still moving forward, with projects aplenty. But today he’s taking a breather to revisit — and update — two of his creations from the early 1980s.
Fish Story
Back in 1984 the architect introduced the world to his interest in fish, with striking lamps whose scales were made of then pioneering new Formica material Colorcore.
He updated those lamps with a new …

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Posted June 1, 2015 by | Comments Off
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DnA’s Guide to Dwell On Design and the Los Angeles Design Festival

Posted May 26, 2015 by | 2 Comments
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Your guide to Dwell On Design and the LA Design Festival from DnA.

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Posted May 18, 2015 by | Comments Off
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Chris Burden’s Wisdom Revisited

Posted May 13, 2015 by | Comments Off
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Audiences of Chris Burden’s early conceptual performances, during which he was “shot, pierced, starved, crucified, electrocuted, cut by glass, kicked down stairs, locked up, dropped from heights and nearly drowned,” would likely never have imagined that this punky artist would wind up creating one of LA prettiest artworks: Urban Light, the thicket of more than 200 cast-iron street lamps at the entrance to LACMA that is beloved …

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Cliff Garten Opens “Heart of Compassion” in Koreatown

Posted May 13, 2015 by | Comments Off
Los Angeles Opens Its Hearts of Compassion, designed by Cliff Garten

Artist Cliff Garten has a new public sculpture open at The Vermont in Koreatown.

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