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photo © Andrew McRae
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Gehry House, Santa Monica – 17 Oct 2013
Design: Gehry Partners
Gehry House Santa Monica
photograph © Kenneth Johansson Photography

This is Frank Gehry’s own house – originally an extension, designed around an existing house. It was styled in the fleetingly-very-popular Deconstructivist style.

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles – 28 Aug 2013
Design: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)
Petersen Automotive Museum Building
image from architects

This flamboyant design is for the new Petersen Automotive Museum. The museum will mark its 20th anniversary in 2014 by starting a complete exterior transformation and a dynamic redesign of the interior. The aim of the building is to showcase the art, experience, culture, and heritage of the automobile.

Agensys Cancer Research Laboratory, Santa Monica, LA – 24 Jun 2013
Design: HLW International
Agensys Cancer Research Laboratory Los Angeles
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HLW International earned recognition for its design of the Agensys Cancer Research Laboratory in Santa Monica, California. The Los Angeles Business Council recognized the project for “outstanding architecture and design that significantly enhances the Los Angeles community’s urban environment”. The project garnered the 2013 Under Construction Award of Excellence. Agensys, Inc. is an affiliate of Astellas Pharma.

Spring Street Park, Downtown Los Angeles
Design: Lehrer Architects
Spring Street Park Los Angeles
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Spring Street Park Los Angeles – 18 Jun 2013
Mayor Villaraigosa and Councilmember Huizar opened Spring Street Park in Downtown Los Angeles, the 16th Park in the 50 Parks Initiative. The Mayor also announced the City of Los Angeles has purchased a lot from the State of California on the corner of 1st St and Broadway to create a new public space adjacent to Grand Park and across the street from City Hall.

Ocean Avenue Project, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, USA
Design: Gehry Partners, LLP
Ocean Avenue Project Santa Monica
image © Gehry Partners, LLP

Ocean Avenue Project Santa Monica – 4 Mar 2013
“After 25 years, I am excited to finally design a project in my hometown of 40 years,” said architect Frank Gehry. “The site is on Ocean Avenue, which has always stood out to me as the face of the City.”

LA Forum for Architecture & Urban Design
Los Angeles Forum for Architecture & Urban Design – 13 Jun 2012

Union Station Master Plan
UNStudio / EE&K / Jacobs Engineering
Los Angeles Union Station Buildings
image : UNStudio

Union Station Los Angeles Master Plan – 27 Apr 2012
UNStudio and EE&K a Perkins Eastman company, and Jacobs Engineering have submitted a proposal for a scope of work to develop a Master Plan for this location.
Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, along with Jonathan Cohn of EE&K, presented a conceptual rendering in the year 2050, showing Los Angeles Union Station as a multi-modal transit hub with a mix of uses, new development and outdoor spaces.

The 747 Wing House, Malibu
Studio of Environmental Architecture
The 747 Wing House
photo : Carson Leh & Laura Doss

The 747 Wing House
The roofs of the home are made from the wings of a scrap 747-200. This building is sited on a 55-acre property in the remote hills of Malibu.

Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, La Jolla, California
Fentress Architects
SCRM Building
photo : Jason A. Knowles © Fentress Architects

SCRM, La Jolla, California, USA

Charles and Ray Eames – Video
Ice Cube Celebrates Charles and Ray Eames and their Case Study House #8

AIA Los Angeles – House Tour
Green Greenberg Green House
photo : Joe Pugliese
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Solar Plant Towers, Mojave Desert, California
RAFAA architecture & design
Solar Plant Towers California
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Solar Plant Towers California

Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 for the Visual and Performing Arts
COOP HIMMELB(L)AU – award
Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 for the Visual and Performing Arts
photo © Duccio Malagamba

The Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 for the Visual and Performing Arts has been awarded the “red dot” seal of quality for high design quality by the jury with its panel of highly respected experts
Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 for the Visual and Performing Arts

Redelco Residence, Studio City
Brooks + Scarpa
Redelco Residence
photo : Marvin Rand

Studio City Residence

Net Zero Building
HOK / Vanderweil
Los Angeles architecture
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Net Zero Los Angeles Building

Red Building at the Pacific Design Center
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Red Building Pacific Design Center
picture : StudioAMD

Red Building Pacific Design Center

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St Caterina Market Barcelona
photo : Alex Gaultier
SCI-Arc Architecture Events, LA : Los Angeles Architectural Lectures + Exhibitions

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The Broad Art Foundation
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
The Broad Art Foundation
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The Broad Art Foundation

Santa Monica Housing
atelier V : architecture
Santa Monica Housing
photo : Nataliaphotostudio

Santa Monica Housing

San Diego Coronado Bridge – Lighting Contest Winners
San Diego Bridge Lighting
image from Peter Fink
San Diego Bridge

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Chemosphere Los Angeles
picture : Sara Sackner

LACMA Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
LACMA Resnick Pavilion
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LACMA Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion

Santa Monica Place Mall, LA
original building by Frank Gehry
Santa Monica Place Mall LA
picture : Babak Bassir

Santa Monica Place Mall

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